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Old 05-26-2018, 07:19 PM   #1
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Man beaten and robbed in his RV

Arlington Robbery Victim Clings to Life | News Talk WBAP-AM


I don't know what this man was doing out
in the parking lot at night alone .

Possibly working on something since it
seems he lived near by .
It's believed he had a gun that they stole.


This was in Arlington Tx not far from where the Cowboys and Rangers play .
It was not in their lot though .


Please be careful
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Old 05-26-2018, 07:28 PM   #2
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Arlington Robbery Victim Clings to Life | News Talk WBAP-AM


I don't know what this man was doing out
in the parking lot at night alone .

Possibly working on something since it
seems he lived near by .
It's believed he had a gun that they stole.


This was in Arlington Tx not far from where the Cowboys and Rangers play .
It was not in their lot though .


Please be careful


I watched the video - the only thing of value in it is that it shows he parked in an empty parking lot and I saw someone running away.

Generally, I think RVers are too trusting. The criminals probably just knocked on the door and pushed their way in when he opened it. If I were to get a knock on the door I open a window and ask what's up.

I also have bear spray and a strong light available near the locked door.
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Old 05-26-2018, 07:32 PM   #3
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Old 05-29-2018, 06:25 AM   #4
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Beating/mugging

First of all, I wouldn't park in an empty lot anywhere - even if it's a Walmart lot which is usually well lit and considered 'safe' by most people.



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Old 05-29-2018, 07:16 AM   #5
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A little bit of a strange story , apparently he lived near by .
The lot may not have been deserted when he parked there .
Maybe the robbers chased or followed him inside his rv ,

he supposedly had a gun and was perhaps trying to get to it .

Or then they may have appeared as good samaritans

You just never know who might be watching you , waiting for a
chance to rob and kill you .


Definitely no deserted empty parking lots especially at night .



When traveling west we often stop at the Wal-mart in Deming N Mex
to pick up a few things and have lunch .
On one stop a man knocks at the door says he's a vet trying to get to the va hosp
and has run out of money and gas , could I help , I gave him some money .
Next yr same place same knock on the door , look out the window , there is the
same fellow with the same story .
I told him I remember you from last yr he was gone in a flash .
Who can you trust ?
He was a large strapping young man who in another setting might have
been threatening or dangerous .





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We stay in a fenced in lot with only one entrance opened about a half a mile away at the Biloxi Coliseum several times a year for work.

One night this year we get a knock at the door at 3am in the pouring rain, I {Moderator Edit] answered to a dripping wet and shaking, self proclaimed prostitute that had apparently crawled through a hole in the fence and claimed her pimp had beaten her and threaten to kill her.

She had a dead battery on her smart phone and no charger and wanted a ride.[Moderator Edit]

She begged me not to call the police and ran away.

I couldn’t feel sorry for her in a thriving town with a Waffle House every mile along the coast.

I know I probably shouldn’t of answered the door but I am always willing to help people and I just can’t let outside commotion continue without investigating.

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We stopped for the first time at at Walmart in the Nashville, TN area. While getting to leave in the morning a woman knocked on the door and said that she was trying to get to Knoxville, TN but ran out of both $$ and gas. I listened to her sad story for a few minuets, tears and all, and finally gave her a few bucks. I'm sure it was a scam, but hey, maybe I paid it forward to someone who was really in need, but why test the karma thing.
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We stopped for the first time at at Walmart in the Nashville, TN area. While getting to leave in the morning a woman knocked on the door and said that she was trying to get to Knoxville, TN but ran out of both $$ and gas. I listened to her sad story for a few minuets, tears and all, and finally gave her a few bucks. I'm sure it was a scam, but hey, maybe I paid it forward to someone who was really in need, but why test the karma thing.

Connect the dots for me between the OP and the woman who ran out of $$.
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Connect the dots for me between the OP and the woman who ran out of $$.
I'm not who you asked but it's pretty simple so I'll answer.

People on the thread are conversing about people coming to their RV at night, in a parking lot, knocking on their door and wanting something. That something might be nefarious. That might be what happened to the man in the parking lot that was beaten and robbed.
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This is extremely rare makes you wonder if he knew them since he lived around there
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The prostitute sob story is a scam...had you let her in...sad for you...so are the young girls with the sob stories that come to your doors at home. Sad, but you can't trust anything at night anymore. And not most during the day. Don't open the door...period. Ignore it and most times it will go away. If you don't feel right...crank up and drive off or call the cops. There's always three stories...his...hers...and then the truth.
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This is extremely rare makes you wonder if he knew them since he lived around there

Good point I had not thought of that .
This was not an old man , as I recall
he was 59 which is young to me .


A deal gone bad ??
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Cannot believe some of the things I've read on this one...WOW!!!



In the end...do what YOU feel comfort with.
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I'm not who you asked but it's pretty simple so I'll answer.

People on the thread are conversing about people coming to their RV at night, in a parking lot, knocking on their door and wanting something. That something might be nefarious. That might be what happened to the man in the parking lot that was beaten and robbed.

I park in truck stops, Walmarts and other parking lots and I've seen people in dicey lRVs ... you know the kind; stuff tied on available areas.

Then there are the van dwellers ... are they living like that because they have to, want to or looking for victims?

There are people who are just there because they are shopping and going to their cars to leave.

I always try to remember ... I once saw a man with no shoes.
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