Leroy, the toughest guy in Chunktown, stole a gun and robbed the Central Bank.
“Gimme the money, punk,” he said like on TV.
Leroy fled with the loot up the middle of Main and collided with a bus.
The city paid for the funeral. Leroy ain’t so tough no more.
Gary Clifton, forty years a cop, has over sixty short pieces published or pending with various venues. He has an M.S. from Abilene Christian University.