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The post is fine as is, except for the missing accent.
What to do? Do higher rep users/mods have a way around this restriction? Should I flag?
I don't think a flag is warranted in this case.
What I would do is comment to the OP and tell him about the simple mistake. He can then edit it himself with freedom.
Users with higher rep can also edit it this way AFAIK