The unbelievable note left on a police car after detectives spent hours supporting a grieving family

The officer said on Twitter he had spent hours with a family of a baby who had died  when the note was left on the patrol car’s windscreen.

A policeman has tweeted about his experience after supporting a grieving family.

The officer was devastated when he found a nasty note on his windscreen.

He says he spent seven hours with the family of a baby who died suddenly and decided to stop off at Tesco’s for something to eat.

When the officer had returned to his patrol car he said he found a handwritten note saying “£100 fine for shopping on duty”.

The tweet written by the officer,  @NorthWestCop reads: “Just left Tesco. Handwritten note on the windscreen of my patrol car. ‘£100 fine for shopping on duty’. If only I could tell the person who wrote it that I have just spent the last 7 hours at the sudden death of a baby. I’d bought a sandwich. We’re not robots.

The tweet received over 80k likes and hundreds of supportive comments.

In a follow-up tweet @NorthWestCop thanked everyone for their support, telling them he was blown away by the response.

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Samantha Day