Metro Detroit group gathers, distributes pepper spray to protect women
Posted: 4:58 PM, Jun 18, 2019
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BREMEN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 25: Cans of pepper spray stand on display in the shop window of a hunting and weapons store on February 25, 2016 in Bremen, Germany. Retailers across Germany have reported a surge in sales of self-defense means, including alarm pistols and pepper spray, since the New Year's Eve sex attacks and petty thefts at the Cologne main railway staiton. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (WXYZ) — A metro Detroit group is working to raise money
in an effort to protect women in Hamtramck against sexual assault, abduction and more.
KUNT FU previously raised enough money to provide pepper spray to 100 women in an effort to give them a sense of safety while in their communities, according to its GoFundMe page.
The group wants to raise $3,000 to buy at least 100 cans again. They organizers plan to distribute can of pepper spray at shops, bars and other places in Hamtramck.
"We all hope one day we'll live in a world where every woman can walk the communities they live in at any time without fearing for their well being. For now, the best we can do is be prepared." according to the KUNT FU GoFundMe page.