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I think i was gonna be mugged yesterday

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McAnne's Gahan-Crazy

McAnne's Gahan-Crazy Report 11 Jun 2008 16:16


altho not at work, i had to nip into town to collect new spec's

whilst there i also bought a few bits i needed

so there i am walking back down to the station - one hand in plaster the other full of bags, and my handbag hitched over my head and hanging crossways

i walk past 3 foriegn looking lads and glance briefly at one as he drew on his fag and looked at me - he suddenly broke away from the other two just as i passed them all

my instincts were suddenlt on full alert and a quick glance back confirmed he was behind me

i get to 't' junction controlled by lights and there is a green groccers on the corner - i stopped to look at the cherrys cos i'd noticed them on the way up

when i glanced round this young fella was just stood on the kerbside - not crossing the road like everyone else (bus route only so no traffic)

so i go inside the shop where i can peep without being seen - and still he was just standing there

i loitered in the shop for at least 3 or 4 mins and had to excuse myelf to the lads who promptly asked if i was alright and then stepped outside to check on him .........

he'd then crossed the road and gone, so i continued on my way ......... i could see him ahead and he kept looking round so i loitered even longer in the PDSA shop and then Argos til i was sure he'd gone

i truly believe i was close to beco,ming a 'statistic' cos i looked vunerable cos if my hand

thank goodness that my instincts put me on alert !!


Kay???? Report 11 Jun 2008 16:23

thank goodnes you acted sensible and on instintics,,and wasnt carry a moby on display,,,,you are probally right McA,

,,,they often walk close stanley knife the bag from you dont notice till they have legged it, they will stop at nothing if they were adicts,,,you take care,,

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥ Report 11 Jun 2008 16:24

How scary..................thank goodness for small shopkeepers.

I wonder if anyone in a supermarket would have asked if you were alright??


Sue Report 11 Jun 2008 16:25

Always better to be safe than sorry.

Glad you are OK (apart from your poorly limb of course)

Sue xx

°º¤ø,¸¸,ø¤º Little Nanna Lynn °º¤ø,¸¸,ø¤º°

°º¤ø,¸¸,ø¤º Little Nanna Lynn °º¤ø,¸¸,ø¤º° Report 11 Jun 2008 16:27

Scarey isnt it Anne

i was out a few years ago, hubby had gone ahead of me to the local club while i settled the kiddies, with the sitter

it was darkish, and as i walked into the sidestreet where the club was, a car drew up at the side of me, i looked and saw 3 men in it, Instinct kicked in, and i became very frightened, just knew they were going to try to get me in the car,
i turned and ran back down the street and into the chinese takeaway, very shaken
the owners went out looking, but they had gone,

I honestly think they saw the size of me and thought i was a lot younger than i was, im only 5ft 1 and weighed about 71/2 stone at the time

Police were called and everything, and it transpired there had been some men hanging about a local school, aswell, prob the same ones,

Really did frighten me, and anyone younger and less aware wouldnt have stood a chance !!!!

hope the ordeal hasnt unsettled you too much

sending a hug



Eldrick Report 11 Jun 2008 16:29

I have several tips that I used to teach in case of a mugging attempt.

Anyone interested, you can PM me and I will pass them on.


AnninGlos Report 11 Jun 2008 16:30

Glad you are Ok Anne and that you were alert.


McAnne's Gahan-Crazy

McAnne's Gahan-Crazy Report 11 Jun 2008 16:31

I am okay - but it did worry me a bit at the time

mind - one clout round the head with my cast would have put him out cold lol

trouble we have a lot of eastern eurpoeans in maidstone now - most look unemployed by the way they dress and they just hang around in groups - very unsettling!!

.•:*:•. Devishly Angelic Juliecat & Panda..•:*:•.

.•:*:•. Devishly Angelic Juliecat & Panda..•:*:•. Report 11 Jun 2008 16:38

Glad you're okay.

Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 11 Jun 2008 16:55

Glad you are ok love, hows your hand?

Take care,

Caz xxxxx

( agree to trusting instincts xx)

McAnne's Gahan-Crazy

McAnne's Gahan-Crazy Report 11 Jun 2008 16:56

Hand is driving me nuts Caz lol

am hoping the x-ray will be clear on Fri :O)


Kay???? Report 11 Jun 2008 17:11


I have a walnut cracker if you want to borrow it,,,,,,

dont carry cards and very little cash in your bag,,or address,just use a small bag for short trip,,no address in it,,,,