Philly Man Stiffed for Missing Girl’s Reward Money

Man says calls and email to City Hall have gone unanswered

be newsNearly three months after Nelson Mandela Myers found a 5-year-old girl who had been abducted from her West Philadelphia school, Myers has yet to see a penny of the reward money the city promised, Philly.com reports.

Nelson Mandela Myers found the missing girl shivering in an Upper Darby park, and stayed with her until police arrived.

He was hailed as a hero and was promised a $10,000 reward from the city.

“Mayor @Michael_Nutter, full $10,000 reward to Nelson Mandela Myers, who saw [the girl] in an Upper Darby park and did the right thing,” Mark McDonald, Nutter’s spokesman, tweeted that day.

But Myers and his wife are still waiting for the money and they say their calls and emails to city officials have gone unanswered.

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