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Witness: Man in wheelchair kicked out of Stewart's into storm
TROY - Witnesses say a man in a wheelchair was kicked out of a Stewart's Shop and into the rain Thursday evening.
Deborak Korzyk tells CBS6, that she and her cousin parked in the parking lot at the Hoosick Street Stewart's to wait for the storm to pass.
She said that after the store lost power, a man in a wheelchair came outside. He attempted to stay close to the building for shelter.
Korzyk stated that the man in the wheelchair said that he was kicked out.
Stewart's Shops responded in a statement, apologizing for the incident:
“Stewart’s Shops has a history of being a place customers can rely on in times of need, therefore we take this situation very seriously. We are researching the details of the incident and will address this personnel matter appropriately. We are extending our most sincere apologies to the customers involved, and thank those who offered assistance.”