Imagine walking down the street with 5 twenty dollar bills fanned out in your hands and you are looking at the money and not paying any attention to what is going on around you. That is what you look like to a predator when you are have your head down texting. They may only grab your phone and run, or they may hit you first before taking your phone.
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.
“I just thought he kept to himself a lot and, I don’t know, I just thought he was a quiet introverted person. The only time he made solid eye contact with me was when he was pointing the gun at me,”Babakhani said.
The 69-year-old Frankfort Square woman had just pulled into the driveway of her home and was sitting in her car when a man approached her and pointed a handgun at her and ordered her to accompany him.
What would you do if you came home and found your door open, or signs of the lock being forced?
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 lessons in personal safety can we learn from this tragedy?
What actions would you have taken to survive the horror of that night?
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What can you do to keep yourself from becoming a CTA robbery statistic?