"A registered sex offender is back behind bars tonight after he's accused of kidnapping a 24-year-old mother," reports WNCT. The victim claims that the offender, Andrew Creel demanded sexual favors and then money after the victim refused to grant Creel said favors. Creel repeatedly kicked the victim, who fended off her assailant using extensive karate training.
If you don't have years of martial arts training under your belt, don't worry. There are other steps you can take to secure peace of mind while out and about. Pepper spray is an extremely smart choice. Why? Here are the top 5 reasons:
Predators look for soft targets (people who look vulnerable, in other words). If you're sure to not do the following things, you'll reduce your risk of being attacked. Don't ever...
If you are ever attacked, Tracy Kennedy, Assistant Director of the Real Crisis Center says to "[f]ollow your gut, make a scene if you need to and try to get away and always monitor your safety."
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