“I hope you fucking die,” a man shouted from within his home on a pleasant spring evening. Then a series of loud thuds, small whimpers and angry grunts came through the gap in the sash window.
As per Women’s Aid’s advice, I rang 999, and told the police call handler the details — what I’d heard, where those blood-curdling noises had come from and why they concerned me.
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