While jogging is good as an exercise, it can also put you in a life-threatening situation – especially if you do it alone. Case in point, a woman from Massachusetts almost got abducted in broad daylight while she was running.
According to the woman, whose identity remains undisclosed, she felt that she was in danger when a car stopped in front of her during a morning run in the town of Bridgewater in Massachusetts. True enough, her gut feel was right as the driver of the car got out and ran after her. Fortunately, she did not lose her senses and managed to do the right thing, something that other women should do in the event that they find themselves in a similar situation:
1. Scream to catch attention.
In an interview, the victim shared that she tried not to panic although she knew that she would be in big trouble if her attacker would succeed in dragging her inside his car. Hence, she decided to put up a fight in the best thing she knew at that time: She yelled.
The victim revealed:
“I yelled the entire time. All I yelled was, ‘Help me, help me’ as loud as I could.”
Because of what she did, a neighbor heard her screams and came to the rescue as the attacker ran away.
2. Don’t forget the sunscreen.
The victim also added that she believes that the sunscreen lotion she put on may have helped deter her attacker. Because of it, she said, it was difficult for him to grip her.
3. Move a lot.
Meanwhile, security expert Steve Kardian said in an interview that one thing women should do when they find themselves in a similar situation is to move a lot by swinging their torso and elbows. By doing so, Kardian said a victim can loosen the attacker’s grip, and she can have a chance to hit him.
“Remember, all you want to do is injure him enough so you can get away,” Kardian said.
4. Take a photo of the attacker.
After escaping and ensuring their safety, it is also best to take the photo of an attacker, just like what the quick-thinking victim did when she took a photo of her attacker’s car. Because of what she did, she was able to identify the culprit, who is already being arraigned on assault and kidnapping charges in a Boston hospital after he crashed his car.
Meanwhile, the accused has pleaded not guilty to the charges. It has later been revealed that he was already convicted of rape back in 1978.
10 Differences Between New and Old Relationships
Read on to find what exactly changes the longer you’re in a relationship.
Falling in love is definitely something that everybody long for. Unfortunately, not all love stories end up in happy endings. Relationships change dramatically over time. New relationships are fun, exciting, and easy, while old relationships require deeper qualities.
There is something that happens when you fall in love. You started off by trying to be the “perfect” partner to your lover until you eventually let your guard down and show the real, genuine you.
This Modern Tiny House Can Fit A Family Of Five
Francois and Sarah-lee live in a 7.2-meter long and 3-meter wide tiny house with their three children.
Living in a tiny house has become a trend nowadays. However, Francois and Sarah-lee took it to another level by not only making the small space comfortable for the both of them but for their three children as well.
At only 7.2 meters long and 3 meters wide, fitting a family of 5 into the tiny house was no easy task. Fortunately, Francois is a tiny house builder, so he knew exactly what to do to make their new home a beautiful place to live in.
Francois and Sarah-lee had nothing but good things to say about their tiny house.
Smart Dog Waits For The Green Light Before Crossing The Street
This dog follows traffic rules better than some humans.
Traffic lights, also known as stoplights, are installed in major roads to direct vehicular traffic. The main purpose, of course, is to ensure everyone’s safety. As we all grew up, we learned what each of the three colors meant – red is for stop, green is for go, and yellow is for proceed with caution.
And yet the sad fact of the matter is that not everyone follows these simple guidelines. Just ask traffic officers about it and they’ll tell you that, from time to time, they still have to apprehend motorists and pedestrians violating the rules.