Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

Because, sometimes, words simply aren't enough. In this story, the role of "Lindy West" will be played by this series of gifs. Enjoy.

Tracy [last name withheld], a Rock Hill, S.C., resident and single mother of five, says she heard a thump from up above and saw nails start popping out from her bedroom ceiling Saturday, Yahoo! News reported.

Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

Around 2:30 a.m. Tracy felt as if "something just ain't right," she told the Charlotte Observer. When she heard noises in the attic and saw nails popping out, she thought "there was some poltergeist stuff going on."

Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

It wasn't the devil dancing on the ceiling. It was her ex-boyfriend, who had been living in her attic for about two weeks since he was released from prison, according to WCNC.

Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

The two had broken up more than 12 years ago.

Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

She never considered getting back with him, despite him claiming in letters he sent from jail that he had changed. She thought he had gone to Charlotte after his latest arrest.

Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

Her adult sons and her nephew found him asleep in the back of the attic.

Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

"They found a man. He had packed all the old coats and jackets into the heating unit and was sleeping in the heating unit," Tracy told WCNC...

Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

...saying that her ex-boyfriend ran downstairs and out of the house before police got there.

Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

They found several "Route 44" Sonic cups filled with feces and urine, according to Local 8.

Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

They also saw that the ex-boyfriend had rigged the ceiling vents so he could look down at Tracy in her bedroom from his spot in the attic.

Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

The only access to the attic is through a door from inside the home, in the hallway that connects her children's bedrooms, according to Local 8.

Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

"It's got me flabbergasted," Tracy told the Charlotte Observer. "How can you look at someone through an air vent?"

Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

The suspect is still at large. He is described as a black male, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds.

Woman Discovers Creepy Ex-Boyfriend Living in Her Attic: A Journey in Gifs

Good night, everybody.

Woman Finds Ex-Boyfriend Living In Her Attic Over 12 Years After They Broke Up [HuffPo]

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