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I could have been robbed, raped, or even murdered.*ETA- photo on pg 17 of the text I sent Fiancé after the incident*

Posted by Anonymous   + Show Post
Yesterday, I drove over to Walmart just to pick up a few things. I park far from any stores when I go shopping and what not, ya know, to get SOME type of exercise.

Well, I had just left my girlfriends house bc we had worked out. I was wearing these tight yoga pants, and this pink yoga shirt, and tennis shoes. Didn't have any type of makeup, I wasn't dressed to the point where I was seeking attention.

Well, I'm on the phone with my fiancé, as I'm loading up my front passenger seat with groceries, I see this guy, I will never forget his face.. He was walking towards my car.

He had on white sneakers, socks, denim jean shorts, and his bright white and turquoise stripped shirt, he had a gold chain with a charm around his neck, and he was carrying a black backpack over his right shoulder with a brown strap. He was about 5'7 or 5'8. I'd say probably 160- 170 pounds. He had almond brown eyes that were kinda off set from one another, and he had that like eraser type haircut, fade, whatever you call it. And his skin was like a caramel colored skin.

Well, I tell my fiancé "babe, please stay on the phone with me, please don't hang up" I just repeated it over and over.

They say you get that feeling something isn't right, that just comes over you.. well... I just knew in my gut something WAS NOT right.

I see the guy pass my car, before he makes it passed my car I threw my purse in with the rest of the groceries; I'm trying to act as I'm not threatened or scared... I see him from the corner of my eye start to slow down, I notice he looks around and does a half circle back towards me. He notices someone get in their car, so he turns around and slowly begins walking toward the store. I finally push the cart between him and I and I shut the passenger side door. He then turns around back towards me, and rushes over to me and asks my name.. "What's your name??" I shook my head no, and told him "I have to go" all the while my fiancé is asking what's going on, but I'm in a state of panic, my hearts racing, and I'm scared to death.

I get around the car, and slightly leaped for my door, jumped in and locked my door. When I looked through my side mirror, I see he is right there by my back door. I put the keys in the ignition, and he starts taking three steps forward. I put the car in drive, and he runs around to the other side. I put the car in reverse, and I was putting the car in drive, I see him do a slight jog towards the car..

My fiancé starts yelling at me asking me to tell him what just happened, and I begin having a full blown panic attack. I couldn't breath, my arms, legs, feet, everything was shaking.. I just burst into tears, and could barely get a word out.

Those kind of things only happen in movies. That was The most terrifying thing that has EVER happened to me in my 27 years of life.

I sat there and wondered- what would have happened if I hadn't been on the phone? What would have happened if i hadn't reacted so quickly and locked my door? What would have happened if that person hadn't been out there and he would have had an earlier opportunity to come near me??

One thing I have learned from all this ladies.

You can't trust anyone.
I'm one to be nice to everyone, no matter what.
But from now on, I am going to be more aware of my surroundings. No more tight clothes out in public, and no more parking far.

I asked my fiancé if I should report the incident just so women are aware of that man. I don't know what he is capable of.. Should I report it to protect others? Or should I just forget it and use it as a life lesson??
Posted by Anonymous on Aug. 28, 2013 at 8:27 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Aug. 28, 2013 at 8:42 AM
I know /: that's why I was going to just forget about it, and move on.
He surely scared the hell out of me


Quoting NiCo86:

he didn't do anything illegal, so there's nothing to report. maybe take a self defense class?

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Aug. 28, 2013 at 8:43 AM
He took three very fast paced steps towards the car as I hit the gas.


Quoting blessed107:

He actually started jogging towards your car after you had pulled off?


Talienas
by Platinum Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 8:43 AM
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I'd use the panic button on my keys! And never park far out at night alone. I'm glad you're ok!
Sonflower71
by on Aug. 28, 2013 at 8:43 AM
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That is why I believe in concealed carry

zianneaaliyah
by 4ever LMFAO on Aug. 28, 2013 at 8:44 AM

Was this at night?  I can understand being apprehensive if a stranger is trying to approach you at night. 

NiCo86
by on Aug. 28, 2013 at 8:45 AM
I could only imagine. I love living in a small town!

Quoting Anonymous:

I know /: that's why I was going to just forget about it, and move on.

He surely scared the hell out of me




Quoting NiCo86:

he didn't do anything illegal, so there's nothing to report. maybe take a self defense class?

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Aug. 28, 2013 at 8:45 AM
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Yep! Fiancé is in the National Guard, and becoming a sheriff soon. He's def making me take my concelaed weapons courses, and getting my license..


Quoting Sonflower71:

That is why I believe in concealed carry


momto3B
by Gold Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 8:46 AM
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First I am very glad you were not harmed and I am very sorry that you felt so threatened and I believe that the threat was real. 

Second, I do not understand how at 27,  you think what you were wearing would have been the catalyst for a rape. Rape is a crime of violence, not sex.  If that man was there to attack, rob and possibly rape you, it would NOT have been because of what you were wearing. 


newmom10142011
by Bronze Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 8:46 AM
I have a 9mm myself I was going to get my carry permit this year but I found out I was pregnant and I cant shoot until after I have the baby so for no I have pepper spray which is a cool mix its got cs gas and a dye in it so if the person trys to wash it off it can still be seen under a black light. also have my knife along with the others my husband keeps in the car. I am a bit paranoid but better safe than sorry
Quoting Anonymous:

I have pepper spray for the time being. My fiancé sai we are going to get my weapons permit, soon. He wants me to have a small hand held.. /:

I'm so terrified now.. Argggg


Quoting newmom10142011:

report the incident to the police and the store carry a knife with you i always do when i out at night alone and when its late try not to park far from the door if you have to have an employee or security walk with you. and the clothes have nothing to do with itif a guy want to try something he will regardless of what you are wearing



donnag013
by Gold Member on Aug. 28, 2013 at 8:46 AM
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Report it. Walmart has video cameras in their parking lot, and he was definitely acting threatening, even if he didn't do anything illegal. The police and Walmart (not that Walmart cares) can keep an eye out. Confronting a woman alone, demanding your name, following you around and to your car are enough to report to the police. If he had just given you the stink eye, I wouldn't but since he actually ACTED, I would call the non-emergency number.

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