Mt. Not So Pleasant

My roommates and I were walking to Mt. Pleasant to celebrate our friend’s birthday when a group of three men walked by.
One of the men slipped his hand under my dress and up my thigh as he passed by. I was in shock and could do little more than turn around say “What the F***?!?!” The worst part was the look of satisfaction on his face – as if he was proud of what he had just done. My roommates grabbed my arm and we continued walking. In hind sight, I wish I would have slapped him or called the police or SOMETHING!
I hate that this ONE incidence has stuck with me – I still feel uncomfortable & paranoid wearing dresses in public.

Submitted by  CCon 6/22/2010

Location: 14th & Park NW

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

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2 Responses

  1. meg

    That is AWFUL. I am so sorry that happened to you! What a creep! Not only did he get the power trip all street harassers get, he also *physically* violated you. Ugh. Why is this accepted??

  2. JRo

    I’m sorry that happened to you. That guy is a disgusting, nasty person.

    I would like to point out to the blog managers, 14th and Park is not Mt. Pleasant. Harassment occurs everywhere but this particular incident was in Columbia Heights.