WAKE FOREST, North Carolina (WTVD) — A veteran who received a nasty note while he was at the grocery store, was invited back to that store for an apology.

On Sunday, ABC11 was the first to introduce you to Rod Boyle. Boyle served in the U.S. Navy and he shops at the Harris Teeter in Creedmoor Village in Wake Forest.

As a veteran he parked in the parking spot the store reserves for veterans. When Boyle came out to his car he found a nasty note.

This was the note Rod Boyle found on his windshield

The person who left the note apparently didn’t think Boyle fit the mold of whatever a veteran should look like or what car he should drive.

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Boyle informed the management just to make them aware. He never imagined they would invite him back to thank him for his service, give him a cake and $100 in gift cards.

“On behalf of Harris Teeter I know we’re happy to have you as a customer and protecting the country for us,” Roy Bunn, store manager, told Boyle on Thursday evening.

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