The Blue Truck
Even 30 years later, a terrifying experience can feel just as fresh as it did when it first happened. One of this internet user’s personal stories involves a blue pickup truck that attempted to abduct small children in a Detroit suburb.
Upon catching up with an old friend, she said, “I don’t know if you remember this but the police started patrolling our neighborhood when we were in 2nd or 3rd grade because when I was walking home from school two men in a blue pickup truck rolled down the window next to me and said ‘hey girl you need a ride home’ and one tried to grab me. I took off, running and tearing through neighbor’s yards and I told my Mom who called the cops and walked with me to the bus stop after that.”
This girl was smart enough to run in the opposite direction and go to her mom for help. This internet user suddenly remembered they had a similar experience. One afternoon, she and her cousin, Sean, were walking through the neighborhood.
“This blue pickup truck pulled up to us and one of the two guys asked us to “hop in for a ride,” Sean said “no thanks” and instructed me to sneak into a neighbor’s back porch, luckily unlocked, and stay down. One of the two guys got out of the truck and went into the yard to look for us. We laid low. About 15 minutes later he left.” It turns out they lived in the area of the Oakland County Child Killer, who was active at the time (via Playbuzz).