Theiving Essay

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Theiving

Jason awoke in a sweat again. The red digital display of the clock radio told him it was
3:15AM, and although he wanted to go back to sleep, he knew he wouldn't be able to - he
hadn't had a good night's sleep since his last job with Mat Johnson. It was the First
National Bank on High Street. As soon as they started grabbing cash the cops were there.
Jason had noticed and had ran out the back door, but Mat was too slow - he got shot in the
head. It had been the end of Jason Lennox's career as an armed robber, even though he
thrived on the feeling he got when running out of a bank, a bag full of cash in one hand,
a sawn off rifle in the other. He loved out-running the police, jumping fences and dodging
through thin alleyways, but since Mat died, he couldn't bring himself to do it again even
though he wanted to.Although Jason was no longer an armed robber, he still had to get
money, and now he had to resort to a different way of thieving. Now, he would visit a bank
at about two or three o'clock in the morning, pick the lock on the door, destroy the
security system and crack the vault. This method was a lot slower than armed robbery, and
a lot less fun, but it brought in as much as a hold up, sometimes even more.It was
September 14th, two thirty am. Jason stepped silently from the small red hatchback parked
in the street outside of the Federation Bank Building. He stood for a moment, letting his
eyes scan the street, and on finding no one, grabbed his bag and jogged quietly across the
road to the front doors of the bank. There were two pin tumbler locks protecting the
doors, but he quickly picked them both and entered the building, immediately scanning the
room for security devices. There was a movement sensor in the far left corner of the room,
focused to the right of his head. He slowly and carefully drew his gun and put a bullet
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