The driver who claims staff at a petrol station humiliated him by laughing at his stammer

A father who's had a stammer all his life is angry after two petrol station cashiers apparently laughed at his speech impediment and inferred he'd been drinking.

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Sainsburys to investigate incident where customer was allegedly laughed at because of his stammer

  • Click below to watch a video report by ITV News Anglia's Natalie Gray

Sainsburys say they are investigating an alleged incident where a driver with a lifelong stammer was laughed at by two petrol station cashiers.

Phil Bunning, from Thorpe Marriott near Norwich, said the incident left him feeling upset and humiliated.

Phil had been buying petrol at this station when the incident allegedly happened Credit: ITV News Anglia

It was 8.45 am in the morning when it happened as he went to buy petrol and Phil had his young daughters Lottie and Olivia in the car.

He says no one should lose their job over the incident but he'd like an apology and the staff educated about diversity.

Meanwhile Sainsburys said they were 'treating the allegation very seriously' and they 'want customers to be comfortable' on their sites.


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