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Crime Stoppers

Trey pressed his face against the bars. Nobody had lived here for years, but the owners had left furniture, crystal, and who knew what else behind. He intended to use this information to his advantage. Trey never worried about breaking into places. His babyish face and innocent smile always got him out of a tight spot if cunning failed.

He clambered over the fence and headed across the lawn. Suddenly he heard the baying of dogs. He turned and ran, two Rottweilers in close pursuit. This place wasn’t abandoned after all, and charm wouldn’t get him out of this one!












This was written with words from Three Word Wednesday and photo prompt from Friday Fictioneers. Photo by J Hardy Carroll.

6 comments:

Tessa said...

Interesting little piece. Caught my interest.

March 22, 2017 at 3:15 PM
Bettina@BeautySwot said...

Ha! Like it.

March 22, 2017 at 4:21 PM
Sheilagh Lee said...

love your story

March 22, 2017 at 7:17 PM
Alice Audrey said...

The Rottweilers are probably thinking "yum!" Guess he's good for something after all.

March 22, 2017 at 9:54 PM
Swallow in the Wind said...

He's finally met his Waterloo --- or in this case Rottweiler. Good end twist.

March 23, 2017 at 10:48 PM
Keith's Ramblings said...

He was barking mad to try it! Nice one.

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March 24, 2017 at 6:37 AM