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“Why was I not informed of this earlier?” He roars, his voice resounding across the station. Captain Matthews is furious. Not a single officer dares to respond.
“Send the sketch artist over to my office, NOW!” he orders, striding back into his cabin.
6 minutes later, the sketch artist Yun Chi sits facing the Captain, bowing his head in mortification. He wonders how to make this easier for the boss.
“How can you not get one good sketch?” Matthews questions.
“Erm … the teller couldn’t … everyone wears masks now,” Yun Chi pauses for effect. “They all look the same.”
Note: In the coronavirus era where everyone is expected to be masked for safety, groups of bank robbers in disparate incidents have taken advantage of these mask requirements. You can read about one such incident here. This 100-word micro-fiction is written for the Covid Crazies 2021 Edition of the Blogging from A-Z Challenge. The entire list of 2021 posts can be accessed here.