ASDA issue costume apology

Leeds-based supermarket giant Asda has been forced to apologise after it advertised a fancy dress outfit featuring someone covered in blood and brandishing a machete as a "mental patient fancy dress costume".

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The supermarket chain ASDA, based in Leeds, has been at the centre of a storm of condemnation today for selling a fancy dress costume called 'mental patient'.

Charities say it's "staggeringly offensive" and ASDA now admits it was an "unacceptable error". It's taken the costume off sale and donated 25 thousand pounds to a mental health charity.

Tesco's now been drawn into the controversy because of an outfit called pyscho ward and other stores are checking their shelves as Jon Hill reports.

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