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Well-wishers launch campaign to help homeless man attacked by thugs in Blackpool

Igor Gieci was attacked in the early hours of yesterday, and well-wishers and good Samaritans now want to help him
Igor Gieci was attacked in the early hours of yesterday, and well-wishers and good Samaritans now want to help him

An online campaign aimed at helping a homeless man attacked by thugs in Blackpool was launched this afternoon.

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The GoFundMe online page hopes to raise £3,000 for Igor Gieci, 55, and said he had been “spat on and attacked regularly”.

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It added: “He’s had his possessions stolen on a regular basis. This poor guy has been beaten to a pulp by youths and had all of his stuff stolen once again.

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“We are now asking for all your help to raise enough money to get this man a flat and buy the basics for him to live safely, and to make him not be a vulnerable target anymore.
“Igor deserves to live in safety and not be abused like this no longer.”

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Donations can be made online at www.gofundme.com/help-igor-get-a-home-to-be-safe or by clicking here.