This week’s photoprompt has been provided by © Dale Rogerson for
A few saw him leave but thought nothing of it.
It was a beautiful night, people sitting outside on the terraces enjoying the warm evening.
Gentle guitar music could be heard in the background and some of the guests were dancing, the mood relaxed.
Tom noticed something else and picking it up, quickly followed.
‘Excuse me,’ he said when he caught up outside. ‘I think you left this.’
The unobtrusive briefcase was offered, and the man shook his head nervously.
‘Not mine, mate.’ he replied.
‘Are you sure? You left in an awful hurry and this was under your table.’
‘Nope. Definitely not.’ He hailed a taxi. ‘ You’d better hand it in.’
He got in and the vehicle sped away.
Tom looked at the case and was a little worried.
Leaving it on the roadside, he called Security.
It now lay open on the superintendent’s’ desk, exposing its contents:
Rip offs of ladies designer lingerie.