The good Samaritan with the fitting name will receive a $15,000 reward for finding Nailla Robinson, 5. Nelson Mandela Myers, 24, told reporters he thought about his own 5-year-old when he found Nailla freezing and huddled under park equipment in Upper Darby early Tuesday.
Nailla was abducted from Bryant Elementary school at 9 a.m. Monday by a woman wearing muslim garb who posed as her mother.
The sanitation worker told reporters he heard a child's cries coming from a ballfield while on his way to work at 4:40 a.m. He called the frightened child over to him and covered her with his jacket. Myers said Nailla was wearing only a damp, oversized adult T-shirt. He said she told him she was cold and hungry.
Myers posed for pictures with his wife, Janie, and their foster son, Gary, at the Upper Darby police station hours after he found Nailla. Police are still searching for the abductor or abductors.
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