My contribution to Friday Fictioneers’ 100 word story – thank you to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting.
Some wore balaclavas, others Halloween masks or nylon stockings. He chose a diving helmet. It wasn’t the most practical thing. He got stuck in windows. It was heavy, making climbing walls a challenge and it obscured his vision.
“Why,” asked the policeman who caught him breaking in.
“Cos, nobody else has done it before. I might get famous.”
The cop laughed. “Well, if that’s what you want, I’ll take a picture and post it on Facebook.”
The post went viral, worldwide. The judge, however, didn’t care for such things.
Two years incarceration with no internet. He didn’t see that coming.