Mum's anger over sweary "Vote Leave you t***s" banner on busy Doncaster road

An upset Doncaster mum has blasted a Vote Leave placard on one of Doncaster's busiest roads which has been daubed with foul mouthed graffiti.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 12th August 2016, 8:05 am
Updated Friday, 12th August 2016, 8:09 am
The defaced banner on Wheatley Hall Road. We have pixellated the offending words.
The defaced banner on Wheatley Hall Road. We have pixellated the offending words.

The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, says the defaced banner has been in place since shortly after the Brexit vote in June - and she says hundreds of children, including her own, see it on a regular basis.

The red and white placard, which is attached to a fence on Wheatley Hall Road, has had the message "you t***s" scrawled in marker pen beneath the campaign message - and she says her young daughter has taken to reading it out everytime they drive past.

She said: "At first it was just an ordinary Vote Leave poster on a fence and my daughter noticed it because she's always reading things out as we drive around."

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After the vote to leave the EU on June 23, she noticed that someone had added the wording "WE DID" to the top of the poster.

Shortly afterwards, she says the "you t****" message was added and since then she says hundreds of motorists and children have been exposed to the crude message.

She added: "I am guessing the "WE DID" was written by a Leave voter and the "you t****" part by an unhappy Remain supporter. I voted Remain myself but I think its awful that a dirty message like that can be left by the side of a busy road for so long where so many people can see it.

"My daughter is only six and reads everything and I have to keep telling her that its someone who can't spell twits properly. She reads it out everytime we go past.

"There must be loads of other parents and children in the same boat, especially with it being the summer holidays."

It is not known who originally posted the banner on the fence or who is responsible for the graffiti.