It was 7.00am on a chill October morning in Commercial Street Whitechapel. Intrepid crime-busting duo, Bat Can and Rob Tin, were in a state of high vigilance on one of the top shelves at Dipak Patel’s Asian Goods Convenience Store, keenly aware that a number of break-ins and assaults had occurred in the area recently.
As Mr Patel was filling shelves at the rear of the store, two men wearing dark hoodies entered and began wandering through the aisles. Bat Can noticed that one of the men had what looked like the handle of a baseball bat protruding from his sleeve.
With every sinew straining to breaking point, and with their nerves stretched taut as piano wire, the crime-fighting duo looked on as one of the men suddenly dashed to the till and began emptying the takings into a holdall, while his partner with the bat seized Mr Patel by…
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