Sticky moment: Pensioner mistakes slushy machine for hand sanitiser at petrol station
- The pensioner walks into the unidentified petrol station and scans for sanitiser
- Approaches slushy machine thinking it is hand gel and pours liquid onto hands
- He coats his hands in the sticky substance before moving further into the store
A well-intended pensioner mistook a slushy machine for hand sanitiser when he walked in to pay at a petrol station.
Security camera footage, which appears to have been filmed on September 15 in an unidentified petrol station, shows the mask-wearing elderly man walking in at 3.47pm.
The man walks up to a slushy machine at the entrance and begins to pump the sticky red liquid onto his hands believing he is sanitising them.
The elderly man enters the unidentified petrol station on September 15 and uses the slushy machine for hand sanitiser
The mask-wearing man enters the station at 3.47pm and scans the store for a hand sanitiser before making a beeline for the slushy machine
During the clip, the pensioner diligently walks into the petrol station and makes a conscience effort to socially distance from other customers.
He then makes a beeline towards the machine containing two clear containers of blue and red liquid and pours the sticky substance onto his hands.
After rubbing the ice cold slush onto his hands he walks further into the shop.
Following the comical clip, which has since received more than 19,000 views online, viewers took to social media to share their amusement.
One user said: ‘Aww bless him. The world is just so confusing for everyone at the moment.’
The man rubs his hands with the ice cold sticky substance before walking further into the store
The comical clip has received more than 19,000 views online and an array of comments from amused social media users
While another added: ‘Just watching that makes my hands feel sticky!’
Meanwhile another person commented: ‘Laughing hard by interspersed with ”oh bless him!”’
Elsewhere one amused viewer said: ‘At least he washed his hands.’