Police: Cohoes Man Stalked, Harrassed Teen in Walmart Parking Lot
Police say a 15-year-old girl was in the parking lot of the Walmart on Hoosick Street when a man started following her while yelling sexually explicit things in her direction. The underrage girl was uncomfortable and unnerved, and told him multiple times to stop, but he wouldn't relent.
According to CBS 6 News, the incident occured on Monday in the parking lot of the Hoosick Street Walmart located inside Brunswick Square.
The man charged, according to the report, was 22-year-old Cohoes native Delijah J. Dunham.
According to the report, 911 was called after the teenage girl locked herself in a car out of fear, while the man was still in pursuit. Dunham was accused of stalking and harrassing the underage girl after police say he followed her throughout the parking lot, shouting sexually explicit things her way. He's been charged with endangerment, stalking, and harassment.
"According to State Police, the teen asked the suspect multiple times to stop, and told him that she was underage." CBS 6 News
Fortunately, the teenage girl was able to get inside a vehicle and lock the doors. But according to the report, Dunham appeared to be relentless in his pursuit of the young girl and allegedly unwilling to back down.
According to police, the girl had a relative inside the Walmart who would eventually make their way out of the store and call 911.
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