SHOPPING MALL BANDITS
Written by Adrian Sheppard
An eleven-year-old schoolboy named Quinton Leonard, stepped out of a maxi-taxi in downtown Rosemont. He was on his way home from school, as it was about half past three that afternoon. He entered the Dickson Shopping Mall, and passed through the main corridor, as he always did on his way to and from school daily. It was a faster way of getting from one end to the next.
Suddenly, as Quinton was walking through the main corridor in the mall, two men, wearing bandanas on their faces, sprang out from a corner and grabbed him from behind. Quinton let out a loud scream, which alerted passers-by going about their shopping. "HELP ME!! PLEASE HELP ME!!" he kept screaming. One of the men put his hand to the boy's mouth, in order to keep him quiet. He growled, "SHUT UP, LITTLE FELLAH! MAKE ONE MORE SOUND AND I WILL KILL YOU!" But Quinton kept screaming louder for dear life. He struggled hard to free himself, but the other bandit dipped his hand int