“He said it was ok…he was getting off at the next stop.”

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A man sat down in the seat next to me on the metro. I noticed he was sitting close but assumed it was not purposeful. He asked me whether I was a student or working, and then if I was “doing anything tonight”. I responded I was going home. He then asked if I had a boyfriend, and I told him I did. He asked me what I was doing this weekend and if I wanted to do something. At this point I noticed that he had slid his fingers onto my thigh very near my groin. I asked him, “What are you doing?!” and told him that I don’t like it when people I don’t know touch me. He said it was ok, that he was getting off at the next stop.

Submitted by SN on 6/3/2010

Location: Red Line train towards Glenmont

Time of Harassment: Night (7:30P-12A)

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3 Responses

  1. Golden Silence

    Unh-unh! What made this guy think he had the right to touch you?

    He said it was ok, that he was getting off at the next stop.

    It doesn’t matter when he was getting off the train…this behavior is NOT okay!

  2. cindel

    WTF?! He had no right to put his grubby hands on you.

  3. ALB

    WOW – a dude did something very similar to me on that end of the Red Line. Trying to slide his hand up my thigh. I hope this isn’t a repeat offender.