Netizens praise wounded stranger after finding lost phone in Consolacion
Not all heroes wear capes.
This was proven true after a man found a lost mobile phone near a food park along the National Road in Barangay Pitogo, Consolacion town, Cebu on Saturday evening (April 7).
Dr. Herbert Ryan Cruz, who lost his phone, posted the details of the circumstances on his Facebook account.
Cruz recounted that he failed to notice that his phone fell to the ground after he switched seats with a friend while their vehicle was parked.
A certain Jose Quiapo picked up the phone, but the vehicle already left.
A struggle ensued between Quiapo and his uncle, who tried to grab the phone from him.
His uncle was intoxicated at the time of the incident.
Although Quiapo was hit with a drinking glass, the subsequent mention, man failed to steal the missing phone from him.
In a phone call, Quiapo assured Cruz that his phone is in good hands and may be retrieved from Pitogo Barangay Hall where he surrendered it.
Quiapo was rushed to Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center for medical aid due to a wound in the head.
“He risked his life for an iPhone of a stranger!” Cruz said.
The Facebook post drew positive responses on social media.
As of this writing, Cruz’s post has 2.1k reactions and 469 shares.
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