I just found out about this site, so this story is from a while ago. It was about 9:30 or 10pm on a weeknight last July. I was walking north up 14th to get to the 7-11 at 14th & Columbia. As I went up the sidewalk, I passed a group of about 5-6 young men (mid-20s I think) at that point where there’s a little sidewalk that turns off the main one to go between two buildings. One of them “hey baby”‘d. I told them off for it, that it was disrespectful. I don’t remember what all they said, but “I’mma have to hit you in the head with a brick accidentally” was in there. I hurried up to the 7-11 since there’s usually a police officer there in the evenings. I guess it was too early since the officer wasn’t there yet. I got what I needed and headed home. On the way back they told me to “watch out for that brick.”
I called the police when I got home. They said the guys’d probably be gone by now (but they’d have a look), so they put it in their notebooks that that area was one to watch.
Submitted by Mackenzie on 6/3/2010
Location: 14th NW between Harvard and Girard
Time of Harassment: Night (7:30P-12A)
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