Thieves in the night

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I was on my way to bed the other night when I noticed some people stealing things from my garage.
I called the police but they told me there was nobody in the area who could help but that they would send someone as soon as possible.
I hung up.
A minute later I rang again.
“Hello,” I said. “I called you a minute ago because there were some people stealing things from my garage. You don’t have to hurry now because I’ve shot them all.”
Within minutes half a dozen police cars came screeching into the area and there were three helicopters flying overhead.
They caught the thieves red-handed.
One of the police officers turned to me and said, “I thought you told us that you’d shot them all.”
I looked at him and replied, “I thought you told me there was no one available.”

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Author: Tony

Born and raised in Malaysia between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Educated at Wycliffe College in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, England. Living in the foothills of Mount Etna since 1982 and teaching English at Catania University since 1987.

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