I was leaving Soho in Dupont on Friday morning, a little bit after midnight, and a man–probably mid-late twenties, wearing khaki pants and a sweater approached me, grabbed my hand and asked where I was going. I attempted to shake off his grasp, backing away from him, and said that I was going home. He wouldn’t let go of my arm, and said, “Hey, I’m going to come home with you.” I kept pulling away, informed him that NO he was not coming home with me, and proceeded to walk briskly down P St. I kept looking back behind me, to see if he was following me. I watched as he continued to follow me for a block or two, and then proceeded to start running. I looked back again, and saw that he was then running in my direction. I turned a corner at the Circle near CVS, and stood near an on-duty police officer who was having it out with someone who was loitering on his block. The man who was harassing me turned the corner, and walked past me, pausing to look me up and down, nodding and briefly waving before walking away. I took off in the other direction.
Submitted by S on 4/30/2010
Location: Soho in Dupont
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