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NHS worker shares vid of Sainsbury’s shelves stripped bare by COVID-19 stockpilers as she tries to buy bread post shift

AN "emotional" NHS worker has shared a video of Sainsbury's empty shelves as she tried to buy bread after work amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Molly Grace, who works as a mental health practitioner, visited her local branch of the supermarket on the way home earlier this week.

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Molly Grace works as a mental health practitioner for the NHS
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Molly Grace works as a mental health practitioner for the NHSCredit: Twitter

Posting a video of the ransacked shelves, Molly wrote: "After a full day at work serving the NHS as I do every day, I go to shop for food and am greeted with this.

"Emotional doesn't even cut it."

Sharing the clip on Twitter, Molly captioned the post: "I just wanted some bread."

Not only were the bread aisles completely empty but the supermarket's fresh produce section had also been stripped bare by coronavirus panic buyers.

The NHS worker was trying to pick up a loaf of bread on the way home
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The NHS worker was trying to pick up a loaf of bread on the way home
The aisles of the supermarket were completely empty
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The aisles of the supermarket were completely empty
Molly says she was 'emotional' after seeing the ransacked shelves
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Molly says she was 'emotional' after seeing the ransacked shelves

Molly's heartbreaking tweet has since raked up over 16,000 "likes" and hundreds of replies from outraged users.

One well-wisher responded: "So sorry this is happening, you're a hero, thank you doesn't begin to cover it."

Another added: "Oh my god. That is awful..."

"Thank you for your service and I am so sorry that there are a pathetic minority of people panic buying," a third replied. "You deserve better."

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Meanwhile, others recommended Molly take advantage of Domino's free pizza deal for NHS workers.

In response to the support, Molly wrote: "Thank you to everyone for your kind words on this video, every comment has made me feel so appreciated.

"Tomorrow I plan to make full use of the free @dominos pizza and try again with some local smaller shops after work. I am overwhelmed by all your generosity."

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