What's Your Next-Door Neighbor Story?

Cursed Room # 7

It's scary when you're 3 years old and your parents are video taping through the peak hole on the door of our little out-grown apartment because of our neighbor. Of course I didn't know what was going on at the time but when I watch it now, its scary. The dog barking, locked outside of the door. She comes out with a steak knife and holds it up to our peak hole for 40-60 seconds and goes back inside.she moved out and we never heard of her again till 2007.
In the middle of the night, there was a pound on our door. my dad gets up and he looks through the peak hole. The police. he answers it. The police asked if he'd seen the neighbor recently (remember, she moved out a long time ago...). My dad said, " No. She moved out years ago. Why?" Supposedly she had done something and that the police cant find her. The police left and my dad said goodnight, not knowing where the maniac was sleeping that night.


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