Beckie, aged 18
Awaiting my usual bus home to Fleetwood (my boyfriend unable to walk me to the bus this one occasion) a man in shorts and t shirt arrived in the shelter and after around a minute gathered my attention by asking “Do you think I’ll pull tonight love?”. Not really thinking I looked at him and he was masturbating. I’d always been invincible until then, nothing fazed me. I was in shock, unable to speak and literally counted down the seconds till he ran off! 27 years on I still remember feeling so vulnerable and I was one of the lucky ones!