A couple who missed their last train home and were stranded in freezing January weather say their lives have changed after they met a kind-hearted homeless man .
Charlotte Ellis and boyfriend Taylor Waldon, both aged 22, were on their way home from a night out in Covent Garden, London, when they realised the train station gates were closed and, in their “drunken state”, they had missed their change to get back.
Realising the station wouldn’t open for another four hours, they waited out in the cold weather.
But then Charlotte heard a voice behind her, saying: “You can borrow my coat and duvet if you want? It’s a long wait and it’s freezing tonight.”
Charlotte says she jumped straight under the duvet and thanked the man for his kind offer – as boyfriend Taylor gave her “the look”.
After sitting with the man, known only as ‘Joey’,Charlotte says she couldn’t leave him out there …