She continued to ask about him opening the front door, while she kept starting out to the entryway to his yard.
She did look scared, but she said nothing else to him. She just demanded over and over and over again that he open up.
“The police show up and very nicely not aggressive in any way take her with them,” he continued.
“When I open the door there is blood all over my porch. And while the police are walking her across the gravel parking lot I notice she’s not wearing shoes and overhear she is 16 years old.”
After all this went down, he did feel terrible for not opening his front door so she could come into his house.
Here’s what the internet had to say.
“She didn’t tell you who she was, what happened to her, or why she wanted you to let her in. It’s totally reasonable that you feared for your own wellbeing.”
“Criminals have no problem using young kids to get you to give money or open a door. I could see a knife in your chest and I still won’t open my door.”
“I’ll call an ambulance and won’t leave but I’m not opening the door.”