Great-grandmother, 69, ordered to remove her hood at Tesco by staff "who feared she was a robber"

Great-grandmother, 69, ordered to remove her hood at Tesco by staff 'who feared she was a robber' Barbara Francis had hood of her parka coat up because it was rainingTesco Express assistant asked her to remove hood for 'safety reasons'Preston store said it had acted after concerns about robberies by yobs | UPDATED: 11:16 GMT, 18 December 2012 A great-grandmother was ordered to take off her hood in a Tesco supermarket after staff feared she may be a robber. Barbara Francis, 69, had her fur lined hood of her yellow parka coat up because it was raining heavily outside. But when she dashed into Tesco Express near her home in Preston, Lancashire to buy a packet of porridge, a jobsworth assistant told her to remove the hood for 'safety reasons'.

Don"t call the police, it"s only art: Bizarre mannequin "hoodies" invade the streets of Rome

Don't call the police, it's only art: Bizarre mannequin 'hoodies' invade the streets of RomeUS artist Mark Jenkins has created the street installations to 'get people to look up from their mobile phones'He has placed hooded mannequins poking out of bins, playing tug of war, and apparently fired at a darts board | UPDATED: 19:39 GMT, 9 December 2012 An army of sinister hoodies appear to have invaded Rome. But closer inspection reveals that the strange figures are in fact mannequins styled in bizarre positions