A loud metallic bang startled us just before 7pm yesterday. I looked up and down the dark street, but could see nothing to explain the noise. A few minutes later I heard more loud rattling, looked out and saw a vehicle speeding out of the building site across the road.
When I investigated I found that one part of the metal fence around the site had been breached. Presumably the bang we heard was a vehicle driving in through the fence. I rang the construction company and left a message on their answerphone. Did the ram-raiders think they might find something worth stealing behind the fence, even though building has hardly started there yet? There’d be damage to their vehicle – maybe it was stolen?
“You’d wonder what they thought they’d find,
some treasure lurking in behind?”