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Struggling mum asks Aldi cashier to stop scanning items but kind stranger pays instead

mum left completely overwhelmed in Aldi after a stranger paid for the last of her shopping.The situation happened when Francesca Jay was shopping at Aldi on New Bridge Lane in Stockport last week.She said she knew in advance she could only afford to spend £50 on groceries for her and her two children - seven-year-old Sophie and four-year-old William.READ MORE: 'I cleared Aldi shelf after spotting 50p bargains - I don't care if people moan'When she went into the store she shopped as usual, as her total never usually reaches £50. However, as the items were going through on the conveyor belt and the total kept creeping up, meaning Francesca had to ask the cashier to stop scanning her items.This resulted in her having to leave some vegetables, bread, and frozen ice lollies meant as a treat for her kids on the conveyor belt.However, as Francesca apologised and asked the cashier to have the items put back, a kind woman stepped in and offered to pay for the ice lollies, after seeing little William's face when he heard his mum say they couldn't afford the special treat.When she saw how much was left on the conveyor belt though, the generous stranger changed her mind and offered to pay for the whole lot.Francesca told Manchester Evening News: "I went in knowing I only had £50 to shop.

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