There is a man who is out there most mornings, asking for change. Ironically, he always stands underneath a sign on the wall that says “No Loitering”. I normally go to this gas station to either fill up my tank before I head out to work or to get coffee. Every single time I see him when I walk to the front door of the gas station, he asks everyone to spare him some change, but to me he says “Hey baby, can you give me a little something?”
Countless times, I have asked him to stop asking me, quit talking to me, and have told him that I am NOT his baby. He mumbles an apology, only to say the same thing when I come out of the gas station! When I see him almost every single morning, I also wear a very unusual coat. I have told him to look for my coat, to not talk to me, and to stop calling me his baby. It still happens.
It’s frustrating, but it is the only gas station that is somewhat on my way to work. I tried to ignore it for as long as I could, but it’s just too aggrivating now.
Submitted by anonymous on 2/10/2011
Location: Sunoco Gas Station at 15th and U Streets NW
Time of Harassment: Morning Rush Hour (5A-9:30A)
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