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When the bogeyman is real

It happened at five o’clock on a Monday afternoon, as we were sitting at our kitchen bench overlooking our suburban street. I saw a car drive up to our neighbour’s property and four men get out. The house had sold that day but this didn’t seem right. I turned to my husband and asked, “how quickly do new owners get the keys these days?”.

He didn’t have to answer. As we watched it was clear these men weren’t our new neighbours looking at their newly purchased house, but four burglars breaking in. They used the empty house as a means to make their way into our other neighbour’s property and rob their home.

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