'I have proof my neighbour stole my underwear package' - Plus, more women share similar incidents

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Growing up, you would always wonder why some homes had big walls separating them from their neighbours. As a child, you think adults are on good terms with each other because you're friends with the neighbour's kids.

However, as an adult, it starts to make more sense because neighbours can be in your business especially if you live super close, like in an apartment building. A TikTok user named Ashton Dupre took to the platform to vent about her neighbour, who was way more than being in her business. The user claims her neighbour took her under package when it got delivered.

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"My apartment or complex is kind of confusing, so the Amazon delivery man always delivers to the wrong apartment, but that's fine. They would usually take a picture of it, and I could tell it was my neighbour's door," Ashton says.

"So, I went up there, and I asked him, 'Did you happen to see my package,' and he starts digging in his pockets and says 'No, I don't have it.' But like, why would you start digging in your pockets for it." Ashton adds. 

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But since she has the photo from Amazon, Ashton says she's pretty sure her neighbour stole her package.

"So, basically. I'm pretty sure my neighbour stole my package of thongs and will not give it back to me," she concludes. 

E! Nightly Pop Show covered the story, and host Nina Parker asked her co-host Hunter March what he thinks the neighbour is doing with the underwear.

Hunter responded, "I think there's like a perversion problem that that guy has." To which Nina responds, "I thought the perversion was once the woman wore the underwear, not like with the clean pair." Hunter then responded, "No, it's every… guys are gross."

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Below women share their pervert neighbour experience:

I once had a neighbour who would stand by my bathroom window every time I took a shower. I would always see a male figure. However, I was unsure until one of my girlfriends experienced it too while taking a shower at my place.
Anonymous
In my complex, we have a fifty to sixty year-old-man who takes a stroll down from his place up until mine. What creeps me out is how he shows up every time we open the balcony door for fresh air. I like dressing half-naked when I'm indoors in my space, and I think he noticed that.
Anonymous
I caught my neighbour trying to take pictures of me when I was naked in my bedroom. I immediately called my brother, who chased him down the road and beat him. It still creeps me out thinking that he's probably done it before, and there might be naked pictures of me somewhere.
Chante
My neighbour seemingly shows up every time I stand on the balcony in my shorts. He's always pretending to be on a call. He looks my way with a creepy smirk on his face.
Ntonhle
I had a 30-year-old neighbour who waits for me every time I go out. He would always say, 'I've been waiting for you. How drunk are you?' I reported him to the security guard and he received a warning; only then did he stop.
Ntokozo
A front opposite neighbour pretended to borrow a corkscrew. He asked if I was alone in my place. I told him I'm with my boyfriend, and he told me I was lying and tried to push my door. Luckily my next-door neighbour was in the lobby and asked him what he thought he was doing.
Anonymous

If you or someone you know needs help, you can contact one of the organisations below:  

Gender-based violence Command Centre: “Please call me” facility: *120*7867# Emergency line: 0800 428 428 

POWA helpline: 011 642 4345 

SADAG has a WhatsApp counselling line that operates from 9am to 4pm: 076 882 2775 

To speak to a SADAG counsellor: 0800 567 567

Tears Foundation helpline: *134*7355# 

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