A young woman, living near DePaul University, heard a knock at the door to her apartment. When she went to answer it she found herself staring at a man wearing a ski mask and displaying a handgun.
It has been just over a week since the last attack took place near the Metra Station in Midlothian. It was the fourth attack in as many weeks. The first attack took place July 20th and the most recent on August 10th. According to ABC News the victims said their attacker punched and beat them […]
“He was told to go to the back room. Then the guy roughed him up,” she said. “It was awful. Terrible. There was only $80 in the drawer.”
The Denver Post reported that when police arrived at the two-story townhouse in Aurora Colorado, they were met by a woman who had escaped the house by jumping from an upstairs back window.
What can you do to keep from becoming the victim of a robbery or crazed attacker while using a public washroom?
How can we safely respond to a cry for help?
What follows is a great example of what to do when faced with this type of life threatening situation.
What lessons in personal safety can we learn from this tragedy?
It would have been bad enough for three young men to rob a senior citizen by threatening him with violence, but Mr. Cross was never even given a chance to offer up his money and wallet to avoid being hurt.
What actions would you have taken to survive the horror of that night?