Patch wants to know from you, the reader, how the news of recent sexual assaults in West Hyattsville is affecting your life.
In light of the news that area police agencies may be searching for a serial rapist who has been preying upon victims along the Northwest Branch Hiker Biker Trail in and near West Hyattsville, Patch wants to know if you have changed your routine in any way. Are you now carrying mace or something else to ward off attackers? Are you avoiding the trail completely now? What is your opinion of how police have so far handled the investigation? What do you think could be done better? The discussion begins in the comment section below.