Homeless hero who pulled nails out of children's faces is given a home

Homeless hero who pulled nails out of children's faces is given a home
Published: 2017 May 24 20:11:55 (896 Views)
A homeless man who helped injured children after the terror attack in Manchester, UK, has been given a home.

Stephen Jones was sleeping near the venue on Monday night when he heard a huge bang, which he initially thought was a firework.

The hero described how he pulled nails out of a little girl's face shortly after the bomb went off which killed 22 people.

Speaking to ITV, he said: 'It was a lot of children with blood all over them – crying and screaming. We were having to pull nails out of their arms and a couple out of this little girl's face.'

Stephen's heroic actions caught the attention of West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan and his son who set out to track down the 35-year-old so they could reward him for his bravery.



Writing on Twitter, David Sullivan Jr wrote: 'Me and dad want to rent the homeless man in Manchester a house for 6 months to help him get on his feet.'

'If anyone can help us get in touch much much appreciated. Such a self less act needs rewarding. Please tag anyone who can help us.'

A few hours later, David updated his posts to say: 'WE HAVE FOUND STEVE ! Shows the power for good social media has. Thank you to all those involved, you have helped change a mans life.'

A JustGiving page was also set up for Steve after his heroic actions came to light and it has already raised more than £25,000.





Source - Metro

Tags: hero, help, reward,
 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

| Comment With Facebook Submit

There are no comments.

News Big Reads

Villagers living in fear after sheep gives birth to 'half-human half-beast'

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 22 20:27:30 | 8378 Views

Surgeons remove 13kg lump from man's intestines

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 11 14:54:29 | 1211 Views

Cancer patient charged with plotting to kill doctors

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 08 09:57:59 | 608 Views

Former Premier League star dies after collapsing in training

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 05 18:08:44 | 558 Views

Mugabe 'will decide who goes to heaven' says Zanu-PF youth leader

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 03 09:04:32 | 823 Views

Daughter had sex with father to stop him from marrying fiancee

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 01 17:52:29 | 994 Views

Man splits from wife who raped him as boy

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 31 11:53:24 | 928 Views

Human head trial set to go ahead after delay

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 30 21:23:34 | 920 Views

American girl, 11, forced to marry rapist

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 29 14:28:03 | 948 Views

Fed up residents hold Mayor hostage

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 25 08:51:43 | 802 Views

Homeless hero who pulled nails out of children's faces is given a home

by Prince Cox | 2017 May 24 20:11:55 | 896 Views

Heartbroken wife dies after husband's mistress sent her indecent pictures

by Prince Cox | 2017 May 22 08:35:57 | 1262 Views

Father jailed after raping daughter for 20 years

by Hope Freedom | 2017 May 20 09:51:11 | 1621 Views

Driver miraculously unharmed after lorry completely crushes his BMW

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 20 09:59:37 | 1271 Views

Saddam Hussain arrested for pretending to be Osama Bin Laden

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 16 23:42:36 | 1047 Views

Student left with painful scars after tattoo removal goes wrong

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 15 20:45:37 | 2199 Views

Three people die of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 12 15:31:35 | 1038 Views

'Shoplifter' bleeds to death after falling on 'stolen' bottles

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 09 21:49:08 | 1523 Views

82 Chibok schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 07 09:19:48 | 1596 Views

Woman arrested after biting love rival's privates

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 06 19:03:59 | 1227 Views

Man 'forced to eat his own privates by gang'

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 04 00:14:15 | 1607 Views

Anthony Joshua victorious against Wladimir Klitschko

by June Mpofu | 2017 April 30 09:08:12 | 1087 Views

Man kills himself to avoid 'God's punishment'

by June Mpofu | 2017 April 24 20:45:25 | 1716 Views

Manchester United fans killed during match

by June Mpofu | 2017 April 23 10:43:24 | 1682 Views

Angry mob burns man with iron

by June Mpofu | 2017 April 19 08:52:36 | 1650 Views

Gunman kills stranger on Facebook, boasts of murdering 13 more

by June Mpofu | 2017 April 17 17:09:18 | 1525 Views

Boy, 8, drives sister to McDonald's after learning to drive from YouTube

by June Mpofu | 2017 April 13 21:48:15 | 1588 Views

Drunk mum flips car at roundabout, crashes with baby in back seat

by Prince Cox | 2017 April 11 07:34:36 | 2548 Views

Janet Jackson and husband split 3 months after welcoming their first child

by June Mpofu | 2017 April 09 16:08:12 | 1981 Views

Empire director, Lee Daniels, desperately wanted to contract HIV/AIDS

by Prince Cox | 2017 April 06 19:35:19 | 2164 Views

Pastor arrested for raping 8-year-old girl

by Prince Cox | 2017 April 02 08:19:54 | 2596 Views

Teen's privates burnt after being accused of raping child

by June Mpofu | 2017 March 31 18:00:20 | 1720 Views

Couple sell 5-month old baby on Craigslist

by June Mpofu | 2017 March 29 08:51:22 | 2050 Views

'Thief' caught after getting trousers stuck on school fence

by June Mpofu | 2017 March 27 21:37:32 | 2211 Views

Teenagers arrested after baby girl dies in hospital

by June Mpofu | 2017 March 25 08:07:42 | 1989 Views

'I stabbed black man as practice' suspect tells police

by June Mpofu | 2017 March 24 08:15:48 | 2316 Views

4 killed in Westminster terrorist attack

by June Mpofu | 2017 March 22 18:01:27 | 2385 Views

Woman chops aunt with meat cleaver

by June Mpofu | 2017 March 19 09:13:48 | 2639 Views

Pregnant model struck by train during photo shoot

by June Mpofu | 2017 March 17 22:00:51 | 2917 Views

Mother refuses to breastfeed baby with hardened shell for skin

by June Mpofu | 2017 March 13 18:24:03 | 2667 Views

TV presenter eats human brain on camera

by June Mpofu | 2017 March 10 19:25:21 | 2535 Views

Boy, 6, with massive crack across his skull and it keeps growing

by June Mpofu | 2017 March 10 08:44:37 | 2623 Views