Jake Humphrey makes touching offer to homeless as temperatures plummet to -7C

Last week Jake Humphrey hit the headlines after he survived a horrific car accident, which wrecked his 4×4, and incredibly saw him escape with only bumps and bruises.

This week he’s making headlines once again – but for a very different reason.

The 40-year-old BT Sport presenter has been out in Norwich, Norfolk this morning offering a helping hand to the city’s homeless after what has been described as the coldest night of winter so far, with temperatures in some areas dropping to as low as -7C.

Humphrey took to Twitter at 9am on Sunday, telling his followers he wanted to buy a hot breakfast for anyone sleeping rough.

He wrote: "Currently heading into Norwich. Thinking of anyone who slept rough in our city last night.

"If you are homeless, or know anyone who is, I’d love to buy a hot breakfast, if you can get to St Andrew’s Car Park let’s meet there now and I’ll sort it."

More than 5,000 people liked his tweet, with over 800 users sharing it.

According to local newspaper, the Eastern Daily Press, several people did take him up on his kind offer.

One unnamed man, who claims he had been sleeping rough for several months, was bought a coffee and a breakfast sandwich by Humphrey.

The TV presenter was joined by his young daughter Florence, who assisted him in handing out hot food and drinks.

In a second Twitter post, Humphrey shared a snap of his daughter with a man sleeping on the streets and praised homeless charity St Martins Housing for their work.

"Charities like @stmartinsnfk are helping lower the number of homeless people in Norwich," he said. "However, Flo & I met Dylan & others today who slept rough in -7 degrees last night.

"So sad, totally unacceptable & we can ALL do something."

He added: "Sometimes just stopping, talking & caring."

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