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"Bike Man" Honored in Cainta for his Bravery

"Bike Man" the cyclist in viral video online who chased a motorcycle rider by foot who tried to get away after hitting a traffic enforcer is now a hero in his hometown.

Jecenth Mateo now known as "Bike Man" is  a 22-year-old construction worker in Taguig City.

A post be Cainta's Mayor, Johnielle Keith Pasion Nieto in Facebook said Mateo is a family man and He lives as an informal settler in San Buena Compound, accommodated by a sister who offered temporary shelter.
Mateo meet the Mayor of Cainta, Kit Nieto
Because of his bravery, "the people of Cainta surprise him with with something he never thought he could have.. a piece of land titled in his name and a shelter to be funded by a thankful community...", Neito added.
Screengrab from Mayor Kit Nieto facebook post.
Last March 9, GMA posted on Facebook a video of “Bike Man” which showed how he hastily jumped off his bike to run after the motorcycle driver who tried to get away upon hitting a woman – who tuned out to be a traffic enforcer Since posting, the video had gotten over 3.5 million views.

According to Mateo, he was en route to work when he chanced upon the incident. The errant rider, named Warren Ramos, was driving really fast and hit the female traffic officer named Annabelle Montiadora told KickerDaily post.

Meanwhile, Montiadora expressed gratitude to her hero when the GMA team reunited the two. “Thank you. ‘Yung ginawa mo ‘di basta-basta ginagawa ngayong panahon,” she said.

Here's the viral video of Mr Bikeman courtesy of YouScooper Agnes:

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Posted by MagmaNews on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Source : GMA News / KickerDaily
Image credit : I Love Philippines / Kit Nieto