My House Was Robbed While We Were Sleeping
I woke up one morning to sound of my neighbors making a fuzz over the house that was facing mine. I saw faces of curiosity while they were still on their pajamas and bathrobes. I was listening to their conversation as a third party and never even bothered to join them. I heard that they were robbed last night while they were sleeping. The robber came in from the window, took some personal stuff like jeans and shoes and emptied their wallets which they found scattered on the floor.
I went through my normal day like the usual, sit in front of my computer with my coffee and cigarette while reading my emails. As a new hubber, I busied myself trying to understand Adsense which until now, I haven't gone that far. I continued working on my computer, had my lunch and let my son play his games on line while I rest my eyes. I went to get some money from the bank because in a few days it's going to be my sons birthday and my mom. I was planning to give them a small party. By the end of the day, I totally forgot the robbery that happened in my subdivision.
I went to sleep at around 1:00am while my brother was working on the computer. I woke up at around 2:00am to use the bathroom and saw that my brother was still awake, probably working on his downloads. At exactly 6:13am, my eight year old son woke me and said, "Mom, why is our television set missing?".My reaction was a "What?" face with the word. I got up and saw it wasn't really where it's supposed to be so I went and knock at my brothers bedroom door thinking he might have used it in his room, maybe he wanted a bigger screen since he has a televesion in his room. When I opened the door, it wasn't there. I checked the kitchen thinking maybe it's there. It was silly, now when I think about it, how can it be in our kitchen. Then, I saw my wallet in the sink, the money gone. It was then that I saw my bags were scattered all over the living room and in the kitchen.
I knocked at one of my neighbors door and told them we were robbed last night. The robber made a passage thru the window and use it as his exit as well with all the stuff he took. My brother's shoes, cellphone, money and our television. I was wondering why he didn't take our sound system and my computer but I am grateful. He went inside our bedroom while we were sleeping because he took my bag from there.
Our neighbors were now gathered outside my house and now I am the victim, no longer a third party. I went to file a police report accompanied by my neighbor. We had to use his vehicle because the robber didn't leave me some money. The police system in my country is a lame excuse of men in uniform. There's no hope there. Now, everyone is vigilant because it looks like the robber is going to strike again. We were alarmed. It's a good thing, none of us were awaken during this robbery happened because it might end tragically into a massacre rather than a simple motive of robbery.
If he gets caught the next time he strikes, I'm not sure I am allowed to use the word my neighbors used, it's about skinning the pig alive.
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