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Maintenance Man Threatened To Break Into Woman's Apartment In Terrifying Text Exchange

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Maintenance Man Threatened To Break Into Woman's Apartment In Terrifying Text Exchange

A woman has shared the terrifying exchange she had with the maintenance man in her building who threatened her, saying: "I'm coming in."

Bee was living in a privately owned apartment in Louisiana, US, when she received a message from the maintenance bloke asking how she was.

The 36-year-old responded to the 7.30am message asking whether he was about to tell her he needed to get into her apartment, to which he replied: "Yes just ti [sic] see ur face," adding: "I miss u."

Credit: Twitter/@ThunderCatHeaux
Credit: Twitter/@ThunderCatHeaux
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Credit: Twitter/@ThunderCatHeaux
Credit: Twitter/@ThunderCatHeaux

The exchange - which has gone viral on Twitter - shows that Bee simply said: "Oh lol" to which he wrote: "Can I come in?"

Speaking to BuzzFeed, she said: "When I responded 'oh lol,' it was the same as an in real life nervous chuckle.

"I literally did not know how else to respond to that kind of message from a person I was not interested in. Even the nicest person can be harmful."

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Credit: Twitter/@ThunderCatHeaux
Credit: Twitter/@ThunderCatHeaux

Despite her best attempt at being blunt (literally telling him 'no sir'), the maintenance guy ignored her refusal and responded: "Coz I'm here," followed by: "I'm coming in," and then: "Just opened it".

At this point, Bee tells the man: "I'll call the cops," which seemed to stop him in his tracks.

"I'm in the next [sic] apartment stop tripping," he wrote, before adding: "Got u". Funny joke, eh?

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Credit: Twitter/@ThunderCatHeaux
Credit: Twitter/@ThunderCatHeaux

She went on to tell BuzzFeed: "I broke the lease a month later and blocked him. I felt unsafe, [so] I moved as soon as I had the resources to do so."

Explaining why she didn't complain to the landlord of the flat, she added: "The owners were a married couple that just owned and renovated a house.

"They didn't care about anything but the rent. All of the tenants had several complaints about various things. Nothing was ever handled."

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In response to Bee's viral tweet, one person wrote: "I'm glad s*** like this is being exposed... scary af... when I lived in my 1st apt by myself my building manager UNLOCKED my door and let himself in one day 'to check about bugs', cops did nothing, landlord did nothing and I was harassed by him for the next year of living there."

Featured Image Credit: Twitter/@ThunderCatHeaux

Topics: Viral, Community, Weird

Rebecca Shepherd
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