The Doorknob Turned Essay

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It was a great summer afternoon when Bernard was playing lacrosse with his best friend and his neighbor. At three o'clock they all went home. Since they were in Bernards backyard he didn’t have to walk much. When he got home he went to his fridge and got a Coke. Bernard heard a small creak, then he looked at the door. The doorknob turned Bernard was completely sure of it. His heart was pounding so fast he thought he was having a heart attack. The floor started cracking on the other side of the door. He wanted to run, but since he wasn’t very fast he opened the door. He looked up, down, right, and left. He saw nothing. Then he heard the door creak behind him. He turned around nothing again. He heard footsteps running and he saw a shadow go behind the stairs. He yelled, “Who are you?” No response so he yelled again. Still nothing. He looked around and as he was looking the intruder started running. Bernard started running. He told to the person intruding, “you better stop or I’m going to call the police!” When the intruder didn’t stop Bernard called the Police and said, “please send help immediately. I’m at 22 lagoon drive.”
The Police said, “We can be there in five minutes sir.”
Then Bernard said, “thank you.” In around four minutes he heard sirens. He saw red and blue flashing lights then he saw blue and white automobiles with sirens and light and he started yelling, “Over here! Over here!”
When the Policeman got to Bernard the Policeman asked Bernard, “What did the intruder look like?”
Bernard said, “I’m not sure but I think he was about 6 foot 1. He was also strong and fast.”
The Policeman asked, “anything else about the intruder?”
Bernard answered, “no.”
The Policeman said, “We’ll try to find him as fast as possible.”
Bernard asked, “How long will that take? Should I get an alarm system, or better locks?”
The Policeman answered, “you don’t need better locks, but maybe an alarm system or a camera would help.”
Bernard stated “thank you.”
A couple of weeks later Bernard got a call from the police. He answered the phone...

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