London Tesco Refuses Blind Woman’s Guide Dog

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This is not the first time Tesco have done something like this, readers.

A blind student was left in tears when she was refused service in a Tesco supermarket – for bringing her guide dog inside.

Maya Makri, a student at London’s Central School of Speech and Drama, was buying groceries at the supermarket in Belsize Road near Swiss Cottage on Monday.

But when she approached the checkout with her friend and her dog, a cashier shouted “pets are not allowed”.

Despite the obvious high-viz guide-dog jacket worn by the black Labrador, named Jemma, Ms Makri said staff would not acknowledge the animal was not a pet.

The other two cashiers apparently joined in and said there were “no exceptions”, before being told she could stay for the time being but could not return to the store in future.

Ms Makri, 39, said: “I pointed out that this was no pet…

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