“He Had Been Waiting There”: Leering in Arlington

Location: S Eads St. & S Glebe St., Arlington, VA
Time:  Daytime (9:30am-3:30pm)

I noticed a red SUV drive past me and approach the intersection ahead. He got in the lane to make a right turn, but then stopped, even though no cars were coming. I stopped paying attention. Roughly two minutes later, I reached the intersection and noticed he was still there. He finally started to drive off but as he did, he yelled out the window at me and was leering. I realized he had been waiting there for me to catch up to him. I flipped him off, but that did not deter him. Then I remembered about five minutes sooner up the road a red SUV had honked at me as it drove past, and I could see the guy staring at me. I now wonder if it was the same person, and he had went around the block to see me again. Totally freaked me out.

Submitted 1/10/16 by “A.S.”

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