Woman writes Facebook post criticizing store's behavior towards brother with Down syndrome

A woman took to Facebook to post about an Australian store's employees' behavior towards her brother, who has Down syndrome. It has quickly gone viral.

Victoria Milne and her brother James are from Brisbane in Australia.

James and their father visited a JB HiFi store - which is a home entertainment retailer - and Victoria later wrote about the treatment they received.

I have never been so disgusted and mad in my life. Today at JB HiFi Mt Ommaney, when my dad and my brother (who has Down...

The security guard of the store refused to allow James to enter, believing him to be a banned customer - a while male who also has Down syndrome.

Despite James having different physical attributes from the man in the photo the security guard held, the store manager allegedly backed up the security guard in his actions.

Victoria wrote, "Mum called up the manager of the store, demanding that he apologize to her son, to which he replied that "he would never, ever, ever get an apology" from him and that he had "the right to stop anyone he pleased from entering the store."

As the story has spread, supporters of the Milne family are commenting on social media, asking for changes to be made concerning people's actions towards the disabled.

JB HiFi have since issued a statement of apology.

Since it was posted on Monday, Victoria's post has been shared more than 85,000 times. It also have more than 140,000 likes and 39,000 comments.