Street Harassed and Followed in Logan Circle

Location: P Street NW and 14th (Logan Circle)
Time: Morning Rush Hour (5am-9:30am)

In this instance, a panhandler who had called out to me before decided to follow me from his spot in front of the hardware store to my office (from P and 14th NW to Rhode Island and 14th NW), staying behind/beside me while asking for personal details like my name and occupation, and repeating things like, “I always thought you were beautiful, I know you’re the woman for me. I just want to talk to you. Don’t be afraid, I’d never hurt you!”

I’m very concerned about him following me in the future, and if he does, I would feel compelled to change my route to work.

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Submitted 6/5/13 by “LP.”

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