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Police are investigating after Black woman says she was followed by a man accusing her of suspicious behavior


Julia Santos told police that she had seen an ad on a Groveland community Facebook page on Monday afternoon, where someone was giving away excess dog food. The 21-year-old says she then drove to the house, located about a mile from her own home, and picked up the free dog food.Groveland is about 34 miles north of Boston.As she left for home, Santos told police a man began to follow her, including turning around his vehicle as she turned around in a different direction. "At this point, I'm checking my mirrors ever few seconds," Santos told CNN."A hundred thoughts are rushing to my head as I realized I'm definitely being followed. I knew I couldn't turn into my own driveway so I turned into a different street. Forgetting the street had no turn around point, my heart dropped as I realized I cornered myself," Santos said.Santos told police she then confronted the man, who allegedly accused her of suspicious behavior. Santos said she realized how serious the situation was about to get and pulled out her phone to start recording. In the video she can be heard telling the man, "quite frankly, I don't feel safe right now," to which the man responds "You don't feel safe? I don't feel safe with you driving around my neighborhood."According to police, another resident in the neighborhood then came out of her house and told the man to leave, which he did.Groveland Police have identified the man and have interviewed him, according to the department. Police are not naming the man at this time, and CNN has attempted to reach out him for comment.The investigation into the incident is still active and ongoing. A Groveland Police detective is assigned to the case, and criminal charges may be filed, the department said. As of Wednesday evening, no charges have been filed. Wrongly arrested Black man said he knew he was going to be falsely accused as police approached himPolice Chief Jeffrey Gillen expressed outrage about the situation, which caused Santos to feel unsafe in her own community, and that aRead More – Source