VIDEO: Postman leaves 72-year-old stranded in snow

VIDEO: Postman leaves 72-year-old stranded in snow

Shocking footage shows how a postal worker refused to help Patricia Stewart, 72, who was unable to get up by herself. Watch the video below.

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A postman has been caught on camera leaving a vulnerable 72-year-old woman lying in the snow after a fall.

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According to Metro, the postman was too tired to help Patricia Stewart, a pensioner from Scotland, after she slipped outside her home. Stewart also called to him for assistance.

The incident was captured on video by a neighbour’s doorbell camera and later shared on Facebook.

The postman claimed he was ‘too knackered’ to help Stewart. The incident comes after the UK recorded its coldest night in 25 years, as temperatures dropped to below -22°C in parts of Scotland. 


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The company the postman works for, Royal Mail, are investigating the matter.

“Royal Mail expect the highest standards of behaviour from our people while out on deliveries and collections at all times. We regularly remind our postmen and postwomen of the important role they play in their local communities. We were very sorry to learn about this incident, and for the distress, this incident has caused. We are in touch with the customer concerned and will be investigating this incident,” the company said.

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