The McDonald’s fast-food chain apologized Friday for a sign at one of its outlets in western Tokyo barring homeless people from entering.

A Twitter user who visited the McDonald’s in the Keio Hachioji Station building uploaded a picture of the sign, which read: “Those whom we deem unfit to use our store, including the unclean and the homeless, are asked not to enter.”

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