The safety of kids is one of the major concerns of today's parents. The fear of their child falling into the hands of criminals or any other mishap is chilling for any person. This CCTV video from Russia has gone viral on social media and has also sparked an online debate over the safety of kids and the importance of teaching kids the tips ad tricks to escape such dreadful situations.
The safety of kids is one of the major concerns of today's parents. The fear of their child falling into the hands of criminals or any other mishap is chilling for any person.
A viral video from Russia shows a 9-year old girl being followed to her home by a creepy homeless man and how she escapes the man with her cleverness. The video is the topic of self-defense on a Youtube channel and has become a center of online debate too.
The viral video shows the girl being followed by a suspiciously creepy man who waits by her house's staircase till she goes into the building.
The chilling clip was taken from a CCTV in the town of Stupino, just over 60 miles away from Moscow, Russia, and had it not been a girl's cleverness, the ending of the clip could have been really tragic. Eventually, the man was arrested after he followed the girl home from school. The girl realized that something was wrong and played a trick on him to escape the creepy man.
The clip shows a 9-year old girl walking up to the front door and waiting for the door to open to enter her building.
The man on the other hand waited by the stiarcawe and as soon as the door opens, he manges to enter with her. The lttiel girl starts climbing staircase to take the elevator but till that time she sense something is wrong and and turns the opposite way.
The stranger on the other hand enters the hall by elveators and at this moment the girl takes the opportunity to sneak past when he is facing the elevator door.
As she runs away from the building, at this point the creepy man realizes that the girl has escaped and turns around and leaves the building. Then the chilling footage shows the stalker leaving the building and crossing paths with the girl and her father who thankfully was nearby.
As the video clip goes viral on social media, it has sparked an online debate on how important it is for parents to tache their kids tips and tricks of self defense. This youtube channel Active Self Protection is specifically dedicated to teaching kids tips of self defense and shares that parents usually are not that active on teaching their kids importnac of safety as they fear that their kids will be scared of the bad world out there.
But the channel points out that it is essential to teach kids and most improtalty it has to be age approrpaite. They point out that the kids should have their “creep alarm” on and that “if something feels wrong—it probably is wrong and they should probably do something about it.”
The Active Self Protection channel, took an opportunity to share tips and tricks as the video of the Russian girl narrowly escaping her kidnapper went viral. Their epsidoe shares helpful tricks on how to maintain safety and most importantly advises children that they should never ignore their creep alarm.