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I was ALMOST abducted from the Bronx Zoo at age 3......

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I was with my mom, her boyfriend & his son. The four of us were walking, and her BF was holding his sons hand & my hand. My mom said she bent down to tie her shoes, when she was done she looked up at her BF & noticed I wasn't with him. She asked where I was - he said he thought my mom grabbed my hand so he let go of me (didn't even bother to turn, look & make sure) - my mom panicked & she said something told her to run to the the area where you left the zoo -- & sure enough she saw a man holding my hand, trying to walk out of the exit with me.

She screamed for him to stop, screamed for help & two men ran up and grabbed the man. He told police that the he found a little girl & was escorting her to lost & found so she could find her mommy!! (sure you were, that's why you were trying to exit the zoo with a crying little girl)

Anything crazy ever happen in your life that could've ended up a lifetime movie?


*I actually experienced something worse than almost being abducted at the zoo ::

When I was 7, I remember being woken up in the middle of the night by my mother, she grabbed me and put her finger over her mouth (as to say SSSHHHH - be quiet) we ran and hid under our kitchen table (it was a round glass table but we had a super long table clothe (it almost reached the ground) anyway we were hiding under the table & I saw two pairs of black boot walking around our apartment (it scared the shit out of me)

They were there for what felt like forever (my mom said it was like 5/10 mins) - crazy shit is they didn't ransack our apartment or even take anything.

We moved to Staten Island like a day or two later.

Later on in life I found out that my bio dad was into some shit he shouldn't have been into & those guys were there looking for him. My mom & dad hadn't been together since I was like 1 - but it was the last known address they knew he lived at.
Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 30, 2013 at 4:32 PM
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RandiBear
by Gold Member on Jan. 30, 2013 at 7:27 PM
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It was scary to go through but I survived it.

Quoting Anonymous:

I know I'm still in shock over this story


Quoting AlliceNWnderLnd:

 

DUDE!!!!


Quoting RandiBear:

I had a "friend" in highschool who signed on to my screen name to check something for me while my net was down and ended up talking to a guy who messaged while she was on. She knew I had been talking to them and so she just pretended to be me. She didn't realize I had stopped talking to him when he started talking about meeting up; I got a bad vibe from him.


A few months later another friend and I were walking down the street and an older looking cop car pulled up beside us. The two cops who got out told us we matched the description of two girls reported as runaways and asked for our IDs. My friend handed hers over but I didn't have mine with me. They took down our addresses and parents numbers then drove off. We didn't think anything of it until about twenty minutes later we saw them watching us while we were at a park so we decided to leave and go back to her house. As we were crossing the main road to head back, they came speeding out of the parkinglot of the park to follow us. We took off at a run and wound our way through apartment complexes to try to lose them. It didn't occur to us that going to the house where no adults were home was a bad idea until we were already there. The car pulled up in the back alley used exclusively for the trash trucks and the guys jumped her privacy fence then came prying at windows and doors. We hid in her parent's closet and called the cops because it was obvious they weren't who they said they were at this point. The cops showed up and took our report and called our parents to come to the house (the guys had left when they realized they couldn't get in).


We thought it was all said and done with until they showed up in a different car in the school parkinglot, followed us to the mall, to the theatre...we reported it each time but by the time the cops got there they were gone. Then they suddenly seemed to vanish. We didn't see them for  months; until we were at the Christmas parade. I thought I saw one of them on the other side of the street and got the chills so I moved deeper into the crowd. I wasn't for sure because it had been fleeting and in between trucks passing by. Ten minutes later I felt a hot, burning pain in my side like I had been punched. I thought some kid had slammed into me at first but then I felt something warm on my shirt and looked down. I had been knifed low in my abdomen, right above my hip. I ended up with 22 stitches and 3 staples.


A couple months later I was sleeping on my couch because I was sick when our dogs started going off (we had 4 dogs lol). I sat up really fast and when I did, I was facing the back sliding glass door where a man was standing, trying to pick the lock and he had a big hunting knife strapped to his leg. I screamed, he ran. My mom called the cops and we had helicopters and everything out looking for him for hours. They didn't find him, but they kept patrols around the house for a couple months.


That was the last time I saw or heard from either of those guys but it could have been so much worse. As it is, I can't handle being in crowds of people without having panic attacks.

 


 



 

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 30, 2013 at 7:27 PM
Honestly I don't really think about what would have happened if my mom wouldn't have shown up when she did only because I've been through much worse things (in my opinion:: molestation, being forced at gunpoint to drive a "getaway" car, watching a friend stabbed & murdered on the subway (over his coat, mind you SMH) - I can't dwell on any of these past events, if I did I dont think I'd be able to function from day to day, I'd probably be institutionalized. I'm 28 now, happily married & have 3 amazing little ones. The problem I deal with today is I don't let my kids out of my sight: LITERALLY. never :( I'm always afraid of something happening to them.

- that's scary what happened to you, I'm glad your sister was there.


Quoting Anonymous:

OP, do you ever think about what would have happened to you if he had successfully abducted you?


i was also almost abducted when I was 3.  My parents were landscaping our front yard so my sister and I were with them playing in our yard. For just a few second both my mom and dad both ended up inside our house at the same time.  A white car pulled up from down the street.  There were two men in the car - the driver, and a man in the backseat.  The driver opened the passenger door and the man in the back said, "Come here I want to show you something."  I was 3 so if someone told me to "come here" I did. I started to take a step forward and he leaned forward. My sister grabbed my arm and said, 'No'. Just then my dad, who saw this from inside, came running out screaming.  A year earlier a young girl was found murdered in a field a few miles from our home.  And then 10 -15 years later there was a string of child abductions in our area.


Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 30, 2013 at 7:28 PM
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Quoting Anonymous:

I remember being scared

I remember him telling me we were going to find my mommy & I remember him squeezing my hand really tight. So tight I remember complaining to him & to my mom after I was back with her that my hand hurt.

Man, you were lucky.

 

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 30, 2013 at 7:29 PM
That gave me chills - how scary


Quoting Anonymous:

When I was little my brother and I would ride down the street.  Sometimes we would see a car in the middle of this cow field and we found that really strange because well, who tends to cows with a car?  It really stuck with me seeing this totally out of place car in this cow field.  One day we rode by while he was opening the gate to the property.  We didn't like the look he gave us and decided to go home.  It was like he was trying to decide if we were a threat.  Then years later in that same spot they started digging.  A mass murderer had been dumping bodies in the well on the property.  Seeing his picture now and knowing how close I was to that mass murder terrifies me.  I mean we were probably 8 and 11 and there was nobody else around besides us and him for miles.

So yeah, thankfully it wasn't bad but it could have been very bad.


Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 30, 2013 at 7:32 PM
That would have freaked me out- seeing his pic & realizing it was the same guy!!


Quoting Kaya529:

When I was 8 I told my brother to go tell my grandma that we were going to our babysitters house. I was waiting 2 houses down. This teenager walked by me and burped in my face. Quite loudly and rudely I told him to excuse himself. He took 2 more steps and when he turned around with a knife in his hand. I cried and he smiled and walked away.



When I was a teen I was hanging out with a friend at this married couples house. We were partying and started a game of truth or dare. I went to the bathroom and when I came out the husband was waiting for me and put his arms on either side so I was trapoed and started to try and kiss me. I kicked him in the balls and walked out. On my way home a guy in a car stopped in my oath amd flashed a badge saying he was a cop. He wanted to givr me a ride home. I had a big bag of pot in my pocket so I told him no. Later, there was a guy riding around the town pulling people over and raping the women who stopped. When they caught him and released his pic I realized it was the same man and if I got in the car I would have been his first victim.


dallascowboys82
by Platinum Member on Jan. 30, 2013 at 7:36 PM
How is your daughter doing?


Quoting melakay1981:

Our yard was along a road that was not used very much except for people in the neighborhood.  My mom was at work and my dad was in the house (I was about 6).  I was playing outside in the yard with my dog when a guy pulled up and tried to ask me for directions.  I started walking back up to my house and the guy got out of his car, my dog started barking at him and alerted my neighbor who was sitting on her side porch, she screamed for him to get away from me and he took off.  My dad came running outside and ended up calling the police and made a report.  Nothing ever came of it.


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MsEmma88
by Gold Member on Jan. 30, 2013 at 7:37 PM
You wouldn't happen to be anywhere in calavaras county would you?


Quoting Anonymous:

When I was little my brother and I would ride down the street.  Sometimes we would see a car in the middle of this cow field and we found that really strange because well, who tends to cows with a car?  It really stuck with me seeing this totally out of place car in this cow field.  One day we rode by while he was opening the gate to the property.  We didn't like the look he gave us and decided to go home.  It was like he was trying to decide if we were a threat.  Then years later in that same spot they started digging.  A mass murderer had been dumping bodies in the well on the property.  Seeing his picture now and knowing how close I was to that mass murder terrifies me.  I mean we were probably 8 and 11 and there was nobody else around besides us and him for miles.

So yeah, thankfully it wasn't bad but it could have been very bad.


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ShannaBee
by Platinum Member on Jan. 30, 2013 at 7:50 PM
I have chills. I cannot recall much from my childhood other than an abusive father. Somehow I have blocked large portions of my childhood from my memory.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 30, 2013 at 7:54 PM

There had been this guy following girls to school in his car.  His car was unique, so everyone knew who he was.  He was actually forbidden by the police to go within a mile of the school.  When I was 16, I was walking home from the store about 8pm.  It was winter time, so it was dark.  I literally lived a 6 minute walk to my house.  In that 6 minutes, that car passed me 5 times.  It freaked me out because he had been rumored to have something to do with a disappearance of a teen girl 2 years before.  (He didn't.  The person who did it confessed years later when he was caught robbing a bank.)  The next summer, he tried to pick up 2 teen girls for money (they ran).  A couple of years after that, he was in a car accident, and they found illegal guns in his car.  He went to jail.

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 30, 2013 at 8:06 PM

The one time I remember being really frightened, was one night my friend and I snuck out of the house at like midnight. I was in like 7th grade or so, and didn't have keys to my house. And since I was able to close the door without locking it, it would still look like the door was closed. well, this night we weren't out that long, just sitting and chatting in our apartment complexes front lawn. We came back within like 15 minutes. Anyway, that night I had this really weird lucid dream about some man just watching us sleep. The next morning I woke up, my closet door, my room door and my front door were wide open. That was the last time I snuck out without owning a key and being able to lock my door.

I feel like a lot of things I did were dangerous when I was little. But we lived in a really safe neighborhood and nothing worse than that ever happened to me when I lived there.

I also remember walking home from a school function with my friend around 9 pm, my friend and I decided to wait for the bus to drive us down the street near our house. While we waited for the bus, some guy circled around us in his car like five times. I told my friend we should just walk, since its not too far of a walk and that it would take the bus much longer to get here. When we began walking, we noticed the car kept going the same way as us. Then another car pulls up next to that car, and I could hear someone being like, "What are you doing? Are you following those girls? What is wrong with you? ," ect. The car that had been following us sped off, and the car that just pulled up to him, turned around and made its way towards us. My friend jumped into the bushes cause she was visibly terrified. When the car pulled up and man asked me if I was okay, if we had any problems, how long that man was following us for and why we were out so late. When I explained what had happened, he just told us to be careful and hurry up home. When we got home we called 911, hung up and had the cops at our apartment complex (we lived in the same apartment complex but different buildings) and he checked the apartment to make sure no one was there. The next day our school held "The world fair" and my friend was terrified to go because she was convinced someone was going to snatch her.


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