Avoid people you don’t understand because you may be their target,
Please take a minute to read this. This is very scary & could happen to anyone…seems like every nice thing people do for one another can be perverted. A new twist on kidnapping from a very smart survivor: please read on
About a month ago there was a woman standing by the mall entrance passing out flyers to all the women going in. The woman had written the flyer herself to tell about an experience she had, so that she might warn other women.
The previous day, this woman had finished shopping, went out to her car & discovered that she had a flat tire. She got the jack out of the trunk & began to change the flat tire .
A nice man dressed in a business suit & carrying a briefcase walked up to her & said, ‘I noticed you’re changing a flat tire. Would u like me to take care of it for you?’ The woman was grateful for his offer & accepted his help.
They chatted amiably while the man changed the tire & then put the flat tire & the jack in the trunk, shut it & dusted his hands off.
The woman thanked him profusely, & as she was about to get in her car, the man told her that he left his car around on the other side of the mall, & asked if she would mind giving him a lift to his car.
She was a little surprised & she asked him why his car was on other side. He explained that he had seen an old friend in the mall that he hadn’t seen for some time & they had a bite to eat, visited for a while, & he got turned around in the mall & left through the wrong exit, & now he was running late…
The woman hated to tell him ‘no’ b’cos he had just rescued her from having to change her flat tire all by herself, but she felt uneasy.
(Trust that gut feeling!) Then she remembered seeing the man put his briefcase in her trunk before shutting it & before he asked her for a ride to his car.
She told him that she’d be happy to drive him around to his car, but she just remembered one last thing she needed to buy (Smart woman!!) She said she would only be a few minutes; he could sit down in her car & wait for her; she would be as quick as she could be.
She hurried into the mall, & told a security guard what had happened, the guard came out to her car with her, but the man had left.
They opened the trunk, took out his locked briefcase and took it down to the police station. The police opened it (ostensibly to look for ID so they could return it to the man). What they found was rope, duct tape, & knives.
When the police checked her ‘flat’ tire, there was nothing wrong with it; the air had simply been let out. It was obvious what the man’s intention was, & obvious that he had carefully thought it out in advance.
The woman was blessed to have escaped harm. (Amen, thank U God!) How much worse it would have been if she had children with her & had them wait in the car while the man fixed the tire, or if she had a baby strapped into a car seat? Or if she’d gone against her judgment & given him a lift?
I would like u to forward this to all the women u know. It may save a life. A candle is not dimmed by lighting another candle. I was going to send this to the ladies only; but guys, if u love your mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, etc. You may want to pass it on to them, as well.
Send this to any woman u know that may need to be reminded that the world we live in has a lot of crazies in it.
Better to be safe than sorry. PLEASE BE SAFE & NOT SORRY.