A mother incensed at the installation of anti-homeless metal spikes outside a Manchester building has hit out at the owner – with cushions.
Jennie Platt, from Prestwich, got “a bee in her bonnet” after reading about the spikes on Marsden Street in the Manchester Evening News.
She recruited her sons George, 11, and Sam, 10, and they “piled down to Primark” to buy cushions to cover them.
“This is not the Mancunian thing, it’s not how we treat people,” she said.
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Ms Platt, who is an estate agent, added: “The building owners are treating human beings like pigeons.
“I woke up on Sunday morning with a right bee in my bonnet and had to do something.”
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