Children’s TV star says sorry for scaring Sussex shoppers

Dave Benson Phillips

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A CHILDREN’S TV presenter has apologised to Worthing shoppers for scaring them at the weekend.

Dave Benson Phillips took to his Twitter account to say sorry for causing a ‘terror scare’ in BHS in Montague Street.

The former CBBC star of Get Your Own Back tweeted: “My apologies to the shoppers and staff at BHS, Worthing, for my son’s balloon dog going bang in the store. We are all very jumpy at the mo.”

Fans of star, however, found humour in the tweet, and were quick to respond saying ‘gunge him’, and ‘I’m sure they’ll get there own back’.

One witty Twitter user responded with a picture of a balloon dog, mocking the journalist Kay Burley, by using the hashtag #sadnessinhiseyes.

As well as his TV work, Dave is well known for his regular appearances at charity events across Sussex.

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