POSTED: Monday, November 25, 2013 - 10:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, November 25, 2013 - 10:09pm
Florida driver is stalked by two young adults who say they were following her because they were bored. Steve Campion reports.
(WBBH) Florida police have arrested two men for allegedly stalking a woman while she was driving, because they were bored.
"This man is following me. I turned, turned, and turned. It seems like he's trying to rape me. I'm alone and with my toddler," you can hear the woman say in a call to 911.
911 operator: "how long has he been following you?"
Caller: "about 20 minutes. I've done u-turns, stopped at a gas station, nobody is there. Pulled into the gas station and pulled right out."
A woman on her way to visit family early Thursday morning spotted a truck following her every move.
Cape cops accuse the duo, 20-year old Brandon Groesser and 18-year old Charles Koons of stalking the lady.
"They had dropped their friend off and were bored. They did something stupid and followed someone, from what I understand, thinking that they knew her, and this is what happened," said Konn's mother.
Koon's mother didn't what to show her face calling her son's arrest embarrassing but a big misunderstanding.
"I can only imagine what she was going through."
Reporter: "but you don't think your son maliciously did this?"
Mother: "no, my son is not that type of person."
Said Diana Koons.
The teen's mother says whatever happened is out of character for the two friends.
Officers claim they copped to the chase explaining they came up with the idea out of boredom.
"It is my sincere hope the next time that they're bored, they find something more constructive to do with their time," said Cape Coral sergeant Dana Coston.
It was a ride around town, which left one woman fearing the worse.
Caller: "I'm approaching a red light. If I see him, I'm going to run this red light."
911 operator: "do what you have to do to keep yourself safe. But i can't advise you to do that, but do what you have to do to keep yourself safe."
Both Koons and Groesser have been released from jail on bond.