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Complainant Name:
Mr Robert Palethorpe

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Liverpool Echo

Complaint:
Mr Robert Palethorpe of Ramsgate complained about an article which described the reaction of a woman, whose partner had been paralysed by a BB gun, when she saw that similar guns were for sale in a Pound World shop. He contended that it would be impossible for the pellets of a plastic BB gun to penetrate the skin, or indeed to cause a serious puncture that would result in paralysis.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper agreed to publish a letter from the complainant which addressed his concerns.

Report: 72



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