Under Siege!

YESTERDAY, A FEW BLOCKS from where I work, a convicted armed robber escaped from his escort on the way to a court sentencing. The guy changed clothes with one of his former guards, hijacked a car and then ditched it not far away — in the parking lot next to the office building where I work!

I gotta tell you, it’s hard to get much done when all the buildings and schools in the area go on lockdown, everyone is staring out the windows at the phalanx of police cars parked next door, and the sounds of manhunt helicopters overhead shake the building all afternoon.

A story about the escape:

About John Everson

John Everson is a Bram Stoker Award-winning horror author with more than 100 published short stories and 14 novels of horror and dark fantasy currently in print. His first novel, Covenant, won the Bram Stoker Award for a First Novel in 2005. His sixth novel, NightWhere, was a Bram Stoker Finalist in 2013. Its sequel, The Night Mother, was released in June 2023.

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