"Keep your hands to yourself" Panhandlers, Pickpockets / Other Perps Tip by chappleg

Around the Metro stations you will find a lot of panhandlers. Most are very polite and will not give you any trouble. When you get near the Mall area sometimes you will find more aggressive people that will give you a map of the area or some type of souvenier and then will request money for it, oftentimes saying that it's a donation for some charity. So my advice would be not to take anything unless you are willing to pay for it.

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  • Written Apr 19, 2004
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