“Street Harassed at Farragut North Metro: “He Made Kissing Noises & Propositioned Me For Sex.”

"Street Harassed at the Farragut North Metro Station: "He made kissing noises and propositioned me for money."
“Street Harassed at the Farragut North Metro Station: “He made kissing noises and propositioned me for money.”

Location: 1500 K St NW DC (Farragut North/McPherson Square)
Time: Morning Rush Hour (5am-9:30am)

There’s this homeless man who always is peddling for change in front of the Farragut North Metro stop. This morning, he asked me for change, then when I ignored him, he made kissing noises and propositioned me and offered me $50. WTF? I regret I didn’t get the chance to snap a photo of this creep.

Emphases by CASS.
Submitted 11/20/13 by Anonymous.

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