He’s a man on a mission . . . A lovestruck student is taking his search to the streets to find a mystery woman he met in a park.
Serban Raia has penned more than 100 hand-written letters to track down the woman who he said “gave him the wrong number by mistake,” The Daily Star reports.
The third-year student at the University of Nottingham in England spent a painstaking 10 hours writing out the letters to the woman known only as Amy.
Serban says he and Amy began chatting in Radford Park, Nottingham, and had an “instant connection” during their chance meeting.
The smitten student said she agreed to go on a date with him, however when he got home he realised the number Amy had given him wasn’t working, The Sun reports.
But he believes it was an honest mistake and not an intentional decision on her part and is determined to find her to explore their connection.
He's delivered a hand-written letter to every house on the road she said she lived on, in the hope that it will help him find his mystery love interest.
“Last week in Radford Park I wore a yellow shirt and orange shorts, whereas you were so elegant, genuine and sexy,” the letter reads.
“I loved talking to you!”
“I’m upset I didn’t check straight away whether your number was correct, because it had a typo and so I couldn’t contact you. I’m sorry if as a result, you felt ignored,” the letter continues.
“I’m not letting this unlucky event stop us from hanging out again soon, which is why I wrote this letter and sent it to every house on Kimbolton [street].
“Hopefully it reached you! Call Me. Hope this letter finds you well.”
Of course there is the fact that Amy really, really doesn't want him to call her. She hasn’t contacted Serban.
Many online users criticised him, describing his actions as stalking and being unwanted. Some pointed out that this kind of unwanted attention is something women have to deal with all the time and his actions are part of the problem of violence against women.
Although Amy hasn’t replied yet, Serban remains optimistic.
“Maybe things didn’t work out the way I wanted but at least I know what kind of man I am, and it makes a hell of a good story too,” he told student publication The Tab.