So sayeth the BBC radio correspondent covering this story.
Maybe I'm out of touch, but I thought befriending lone women was a common tactic of many, if not most males.
The politics of unfriending
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"Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold" - W.B. Yeats. "We're doomed !" - Private Frazer. "Like scrolling through a decade's worth of Daily Mail editorials in 20 minutes" - TheLoonyFromCatford