Some stranger knocked on the original poster's (OP's) door, saying he's her neighbor.
He tried convincing her to give him money.
This guy's persistent.
She tried to close the door, but she couldn't at first. So she decided to lie to this person.
She locks the door and tells the guy that she won't give him money.
The nerve of this guy to get mad.
The OP thanked the people for their input.
The community agrees that what she did was right. It could've been worse if she didn't lock the door.
He might be a robber.
If she agreed to go to a cash point, she'd lose more than ten bucks.
This guy's goal wasn't to get 10 pounds.
Redditors believe she should report the incident to the authorities.
A users shares her experiences with this kind of strangers.
Be careful of these people.
The stranger can possibly do this same thing.
The OP made an update on her situation.
Being neighborly can kill people.
Her safety is her priority.
Keeping one's wits in this situation is important.
It makes us wonder what this friend would have done if she was in the same situation.
Scammers do the exact same thing.
Some people deserve to be given money. This neighbor is not that person.
Well, this was quite a story. Although kind human beings exist in this world, others would take advantage of people, especially those who aren't aware of how scams work.
That's why we believe that the OP made the right call. What would you have done in this situation?
Do you also think that this man is a scammer?