The shopper raised the alarm when she was charged ?1.79 for a pepper which
should have cost 79p.
An investigation by bosses at the Co-op store on Jersey revealed the
checkout girl?s seat was too low ? causing her cleavage to rest on the
A re-weigh of all her fruit and veg revealed the shopper had accidentally
been charged an extra ?5.
Jim Hopley, chief executive of Channel Islands Co-operative, said the
cashier is ?mortified? by the incident.
He said: ?It was resolved instantly, I feel very sorry for the individual
involved but she mustn?t be embarrassed.
?It was an unfortunate incident. The poor lady involved was totally
mortified, but the customer rightly was concerned about it.?