My body is NOT public property: “I was sexually assaulted while standing outside a bar in Admo.”

Location:  Chief Ike’s; 1725 Columbia Road NW (Adams Morgan)
Time: Late Night (12am-5am)

I was standing outside with my friends outside of the bar and a man came back and smacked my butt. I was frazzled and wasn’t sure what to say but said something like “hey, you can’t touch my ass.” He kept walking and looked back smiling/laughing at me.

Groping is a crime. My body is NOT public property!
Groping is a crime. My body is NOT public property!

Submitted 4/29/13 by “SBS”


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