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Report 4: Armed Robber Leaves His Call-back Number

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From a TV news report of March 26, 2008. I did not write down the station identifier, as I was too smitten by the brilliance of the crime to take notes.

A television news program had this to say about a daring daylight robbery of an automobile parts store. On an early morning, a young man walked into an automobile parts store, pulled out a gun and demanded money.

The employees informed the robber he had come into the store too early, as the money was still locked up in a safe. Only the store manager had the combination to the safe, and being the boss, he was still at home, expecting his minions to sell mufflers while he and his wife dined on muffins.

The robber — having been introduced to his trade through video games, Harry Potter movies, and Hanna Montana TV shows — was not quite sure what to make of this turn of events. From his mentality of viewing daily banalities, nothing ever goes wrong!

Thus, reinforced with society’s contributions to unhinged mentalities, the wannabe robber gave the employees his telephone number and asked them to call him back when the manager arrived. Instead, he received a call from the police, which led to a nifty video game called “Go Directly to Jail.”