Monday, September 1 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:31:17 GMT
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morning.Troopers say the crash occurred on Bookman Rd. about three miles west of Elgin at about 6 a.m. The motorcycleMore >>
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morningMore >>
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GILBERT, AZ (CBS5) -
Valley realtor Hope Salas was contacted recently by a prospective home buyer with no real interest in the size of a backyard, kitchen or living room.
His focus was on Salas' feet.
"He asked me questions like - do I wear heels often," said Salas, who works for DPR Realty. "He said that most of his clients were female and that they wore high heels. He wanted to know if that was my situation."
Salas saved a string of text messages she received from a guy with a serious foot fetish who's been preying on female real estate agents across the Valley.
In the past few months, about two dozen realtors have been hit on by the creepy foot guy, according to a real estate forum on Facebook.
Realtor Lacey Washburn told CBS5 the guy seemed pretty normal at first, but that changed quickly when he kept asking about her feet.
"He told me he was in the message therapy industry," said Washburn, who works for the Realty One Group. "He asked me if I ever had reflexology done, which I didn't answer. He then asked me if I liked having foot massages or foot rubs, which I didn't answer that question either."
A number of realtors have called in and reported the guy to police, but were told that since he hasn't actually broken any laws, there's not much they can do.
CBS 5 has learned that none of the realtors contacted so far have actually seen the foot fetish guy in person.
They either blew him off when he started talking about feet or he didn't show up to a scheduled meeting at their office with other staff members in attendance.
CBS 5 tried calling the foot fetish guy, who goes by the name "Anthony," but we got his voicemail.
Washburn said the guy is probably harmless, but as a woman showing homes to complete strangers, Washburn is on constant alert.
"You very much have to trust your instincts and intuition," said Washburn. "If something doesn't seem right, ask questions. If responses don't make sense, it's probably best to let this one go. No sale is worth it."
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Sunday, August 31 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:12:10 GMT
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Dozens of videos are all over Twitter from parties held at Coastal Carolina University. Many of the posts lead back to a group called I'm Shmacked. It makes videos at universitiesMore >>
Dozens of videos are all over social media from parties held at Coastal Carolina University.More >>
Friday, August 29 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:21:29 GMT
An Alexander County woman is facing charges after deputies say she molested a four-year-old at a church while services were happening. According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old CarolMore >>
According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old Carol Diane Britto, of Taylorsville, was charged with one count of first degree statutory sex offense and one count of indecent liberties with a child.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:35:14 GMT
You've likely noticed a spike in gas prices across the Midlands. They have jumped almost 15 cents after a steady drop nationwide.Prices are about $3.11 in the area on Labor Day, which, when compared toMore >>
You've likely noticed a spike in gas prices across the Midlands. They have jumped almost 15 cents after a steady drop nationwide.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:32:26 GMT
With a severe thunderstorm moving its way through the Midlands, customers across Richland and Lexington counties currently find themselves without power. South Carolina Electric & Gas is reporting overMore >>
Over 4,000 outages have been reported across the Midlands according to SCE&G.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:54:12 GMT
Whitney Hempsey remembered what doctors told her before she gave birth to her second child years ago. "It's like, 'Hey, are you tired of being pregnant?" Hempsey recalled. "'We can give you this and youMore >>
Mothers come together at Improving Birth Rally in an effort to stop rushed births.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:18:34 GMT
Under a bright Carolina sun, citizens across the state enjoy going out and making a few waves on the lakes. Some like Johnathan Crossland enjoy fishing as a method of recreation and relaxation for a while.More >>
Boaters and law enforcement officials provide safety advice when making waves on the lakes.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:55:16 GMT
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing. Among those heroes are the thousands of troops who brought Hitler's EuropeMore >>
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing.More >>