If You Find A Shirt Wrapped Around Your Windshield Wiper, Don’t Touch It! Here’s The SICK Thing It Means

A young Michigan woman was leaving her workplace after a late evening shift when she walked out to her car and noticed a shirt that wasn’t hers wrapped around the windshield wiper. She could see that it wasn’t just tossed there and was concerned about how it got there when she learned the sickening purpose for it seconds later as she began to drive away.

In a now viral Facebook post, Ashley Hardacre said she and a few other female coworkers walked out to the parking lot together, as they always do to keep each other safe. Their cars and a couple others were all that were in the lot outside their workplace in Flint, Michigan, but only Hardacre’s vehicle had a strange plaid shirt wrapped around the windshield wiper.

She said that the find instantly gave her a bad feeling and instead of trying to untangle the shirt, she left it there and is now warning others of what happened next. “There were two cars near me and one was running so I immediately felt uneasy and knew I couldn’t get out to get it off,” she wrote in her social media post. With the shirt still on her windshield, she drove a short distance away to where she felt a little safer and stopped to get the clothing off her car before continuing on home.

“At first I thought maybe someone had just thrown it on my car for some odd reason. I used my windshield wipers to try to get them off but the shirt was completely wrapped around my wiper blade,” she wrote and when that didn’t work she got out and got rid of it after making sure nobody else was around. “I had seen posts lately about people finding things under their windshield wipers in the burton/Flint area as an attempt to get girls out of their cars and distracted,” Hardacre explained, 11 Alive reported.

While she continued in her post that she wasn’t for certain why the shirt was on her car in the first place, considering everything else about her surroundings and the intentional manner it was on the wiper blade, Hardacre is certain that this was a new attempt for a predator to take advantage of a distracted girl. “I really can’t think of another reason as to why someone would put it on my car,” she said. A police officer from a different state commented on Hardacre post that his department has been “investigating the same thing here that has ended up with 9 rapes and the last two have went on to be homicides.”

Hardacre hopes that her experience serves as a warning to others. If you see something unusual under your windshield wiper and have to get out of your car to get it off, wait to do it in an area away from where you parked. The car that was parked and running near this young woman likely had the person inside her put the shirt there and Hardacre outsmarted them at their own sick game.

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Robert Amnor (born 1968), is the Europe Correspondent since September 2011[1] for Sky News, the 24-hour television news service operated by Sky Television, part of British Sky Broadcasting. He is based in the city of Brussels in Belgium. He was formerly a programme presenter and correspondent for BBC News, presenting the Liquid News programme on BBC News 24 channel (now BBC News Channel) and Entertainment Correspondent for the BBC Six O'Clock News (now BBC News at 6). He became urope Correspondent in September 2011. Robert was educated at Highgate School, then a boys' independent school, in the Highgate, London, followed by the University of Bristol, where he studied history. He then studied for a postgraduate degree in journalism at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies in Cardiff. Robert spent several years at the BBC, mainly as a correspondent for BBC News but also as chief reporter on BBC Choice's entertainment news show Liquid News.[2] It was Robert who discovered the body of presenter Christopher Price after he died from a rare brain infection in 2002.[3] Following the end of Liquid News, Robert went on to present The Morning Show, a shortlived daytime show on BBC One with the Pop Idol judge Nicki Chapman, in 2003,[4] but that was cancelled after poor viewing figures. Robert joined Sky News in January 2005 as a special correspondent and reported on Live at Five and the former show, The Sky Report, filming a series of undercover reports including one featuring the controversial Kansas preacher Fred Phelps. In June 2006, he was appointed Environment Correspondent for the channel, anchoring Sky News's Green Britain week from Lutterworth, Leicestershire, in January 2007.