Mr. Smith and a Thief
one day on his way home, mr. smith saw a thief carrying a tv set and a recorder running along the street hurriedly. he didn't stop the thief.
instead, he pulled down his hat and pretended not to have seen him. a few minutes later, a policeman stopped him and asked if he had seen a man with a tv set and a recorder pass by. mt. smith answered that he hadn' t. the policeman, however, soon caught the thief. when mr. smith got home, he was surprised to see that it was his own things that had been stolen.
Catch a Thief
one sunday morning,there were some people in zhongshan park. at a stand, a woman was buying an ice-cream when a young man behind her snatched her handbag away. she shouted, stop,thief! he's snatched my bag! heating this, a few people began to run after him. there was an old man sitting quietly on a bench nearby.
as the snatcher was running past him, the old man quickly picked up his umbrella and put it between the snatcher's legs. the young man fell down on the ground heavily. soon two policemen came in a police car and arrested him. the woman thanked the old man,and the people around praised the old man for his clevernes。