TAMPA - After seeing a story that aired on our early news, multiple viewers reached out to help Tina Bennett, who said she was mugged at a bus stop on Florida Avenue. With her wallet with money and identification gone, she had no way of getting back to West Virginia.
Viewer David Turner saw our story and was inspired to help, especially since Bennet is from the same area of West Virginia that he was from. He purchased a bus ticket to help her out.
Bennett's bus is scheduled to leave tomorrow morning but there was another hiccup - she wasn't allowed to bring her dog along. Turner continued his good deed by offering to watch the dog until other arrangements can be made.