Wednesday Words – 100 Word Police Blotter Story – Escape

Happy Wednesday!

Here’s another 100 word story based off an item in the police blotter from my hometown of Burlingame, CA.  Enjoy!

Escape
By Grant Baciocco

Terry realized his first mistake was leaving the kitchen door open. He’d opened the door to enjoy the early morning summer weather and now it had escaped. He ran into the backyard, it was empty. It was then he realized his second mistake, not reminding the gardner to close the gate.
In the front yard, he looked down the street to the west. Nothing. He looked to the east, towards the intersection that lead downtown. There he saw it just crossing the street, against the light. He ran. If it reached the stores, he’d never be able to find it.

300 block of Lang Road, 8:19 a.m. Friday A man reported to be opening doors to businesses said when contacted that he was looking for a cup of coffee.

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