Once you've escaped from an assailant, get to safety as quickly
as possible. CALL THE POLICE! There are several reasons for
this. First, there's a good chance the assailant will be
apprehended, particularly if you've sprayed him with an OC spray
with dye. This is important because it takes the assailant off
the street, at least temporarily, and it just may prevent a
second assault; either on you or someone else. So carry your OC
Spray with you , because you will never know when you might need it.
Keep Your OC Spray Handy
A second assault, on you? Yes! While many assaults are
crimes of opportunity, some are the result of premeditated planning on the part of the assailant. He may have been watching you, your routines, your residence, etc.
so keep your OC Spray handy. He may have been stalking you specifically. While this isn't something we like to think about, it is nonetheless true in some cases. By getting the police involved, you may just deter the assailant from coming after you
Avoid the temptation to go back after the assailant yourself! That's not a job for you or your
friends. It's a job for the police. Let them do it and give them every assistance you
can Just remember to keep your OC Spray handy.