Tragic tale of rough sleeper who watched arsonists torch 'home'



A rough sleeper, who was left cowering as arsonists set fire to his 'home' is on the road to recovery thanks to the city's generosity.
Years of sleeping on the streets had left the man, who is in his 50s, weak and unable to stand or walk properly.
The Coventry Comfort Carers, an outreach project helping the city's homeless, found him "white as a ghost" while firefighters put out the blaze and moved him to a place of safety.
The team claim that the homeless people sleeping there were deliberately targeted for being foreign.
Peter, whose name has been changed to protect his privacy,... read more

 
16 March 2019 in Regional West, Views: 38
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