Instead of running away after hearing an explosion at Manchester Arena Monday night, Stephen Jones ran towards the blast, ready to help anyone in need of assistance.
The homeless man, who was sleeping nearby when he heard the loud bang, was hailed a hero after he shared his harrowing account of the suicide bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in an interview with ITV News.
“There was a lot of homeless people that stayed there and helped and that’s what we done. And obviously when we seen children like that with blood… having to pull nails and stuff out of their arms and I pulled one out of this little girl’s face,” Jones said, “If I didn’t help, I wouldn’t be able to live with myself for walking away and leaving kids like that.”
It was that interview that nearly brought West Ham United Football Club co-chairman David Sullivan and his son, Dave Jr., to …