100 Word Story – Police Blotter – Squirrelly

Welcome back to another 100 word story based on an item from the police blotter from my hometown of Burlingame, California.  The actual item and link to the police blotter in which it appeared is below.  Enjoy!

Squirrelly
By Grant Baciocco

“He’s right outside the door.” Dorothy said slowly.  Her whisper barely audible to the 9-1-1 Operator on the other end of the line.

“What is he doing ma’am?” the Operator asked.

“I don’t know.” Dorothy gasped, breathlessly.  “I think he’s listening for me.”

Dorothy heard the Operating typing on the other end of the phone line.  “And you say he’s been stationed there all morning?”

“Yes.” Dorothy whispered.  “He’s just been staring at the front door.”

“Ma’am, I have officers on the way.” The operator said fimly, “Please just stay exactly where you are.”

“Yes.” Dorothy replied, crying.

Rollins Road, 8:16 p.m. May 5 A squirrel reported to be stationed at a front entrance and blocking a fearful resident’s exit moved along by the time an officer arrived.

©2015 Grant Baciocco/Saturday Morning Media

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