176. The Robbery at the Mall (1)

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Cliff was on the phone. “I couldn’t believe ! It was broad daylight! These criminals have no , no morals. They beat up and rob old . They kidnap and rape young women. It’s getting the point where no one is safe anytime anywhere.” Cliff’s wife had recently been punched, kicked, robbed on a warm, sunny day. She had black eye, sore ribs, and abrasions on her elbow where she had been knocked to the .
Janelle had gone to Santa Anita mall to a new pair of shoes. JC Penney was a sale. As usual, the huge parking lot crowded. The nearest parking spot she could find almost 100 yards past the mall’s north entrance. got out of her car and started walking toward JC Penney, the mall’s northernmost anchor store.
had only walked about 20 feet when she something behind her. She turned around. A hooded got out of the passenger side of a Mustang. He walked right up to her. She her purse. He punched her. She fell to pavement, stunned. The man grabbed her purse. She tight, until he kicked her in her side. screamed in pain and let go of her . The man yelled something at her and got into the Mustang. She heard laughter as it off.
A minute later, another car pulled up. woman got out and asked Janelle what was . Janelle was crying. The woman called the police, helped Janelle to her feet. A police car about 10 minutes later. The officer called for ambulance, but Janelle said to forget it. She that most Los Angeles area hospitals were usually with emergency room patients. Even if the ambulance to find a hospital that wasn’t too overcrowded, would have to wait hours before an emergency doctor would see her and treat her. I go online and learn how to treat myself then, or maybe even be completely healed, Janelle .