Followed By Car in Petworth: “Get in, Baby.”

Location: Petworth, Washington, DC
Time: Evening Rush Hour (3:30pm-7:30pm)

After work I decided to go for a brisk walk. It was broad daylight. I was walking down 9th Street when a car pulled up. The man rolled down the windows and was trying to coax me into the car with him. I could hardly hear what he was saying, but it was something along the lines of “get in, baby.” I ignored him, and he continued to follow me in his car. Finally I saw a man and his pregnant wife walking. I started screaming and making a scene. I screamed “GO AWAY!” at the man in the car repeatedly. He did not react other than to smirk until the couple came over and offered to walk with me until I felt safe.

Submitted 9/15/15 by “Anonymous”

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