'I recorded your car': Leeds woman shocked at nasty note left on car while dropping off food to vulnerable

A Leeds woman was stunned to find a nasty note on the windscreen of her car after stopping to deliver food to a vulnerable person in Leeds.

Saturday, 11th April 2020, 2:44 pm
Updated Saturday, 11th April 2020, 2:54 pm

Sarah Crossland shared this image of the note she found on her car while delivering food on Saturday in the hopes that it might help others understand why someone might be in their street during lockdown.

Sarah had parked outside the house of a vulnerable person and was delivering food for them when she came back out to find the aggressive note.

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Left: Sarah Crossland and, right, the note left on her car
Left: Sarah Crossland and, right, the note left on her car

The note said, in full: "I have recorded your registration number [which was written on the letter here].

"You have no business in this street.

"You have broken the quarantine regulation.

"Lock down".

The letter that was left on the car

Sharing her experience of the incident, which happened in Morley, Sarah said: "Hi Leeds folk

"This is a public service announcement on Quarantine rules and how not to be judgemental.

"I dropped some shopping off for someone vulnerable. I did their shopping alongside my own weekly shop. I parked my car near their house. My window was slightly open due to it being warm.

"When I got back in my car, I found this passive aggressive note on my seat. I would have been more than happy to explain what I was doing via social distancing, although I thought the shopping bags in my hand and in the car might have been a giveaway.

"Moral of the story? Don't be judgemental to people who are trying to help others "

The official lockdown regulations say that people must avoid going outside unless absolutely neccessary - such as to buy food or medicine, or to travel to work if you're a key worker.

The rules state that helping a vulnerable person is one of the permitted reasons for going outside.

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