THIS is Robert Blanchard. Aged 50, he is injured, broke and homeless. After three months living as a squatter in a stairwell in a public housing complex in Ashcroft, last Wednesday afternoon, he was forced to pack up his life to go . . . nowhere.
An elderly couple who opened their front door on Monday night to find a badly bashed, naked man pleading for help say they called triple-0 and covered the man with a blanket because of their Christian faith.