Strange robbery in North London – level 1
This happens in North London. A criminal robs a shop. The criminal enters the shop. He goes up to the owner of it.
He starts to touch the owner. He talks to the man, too. The owner stops moving. He does not know what is happening. The criminal checks his pockets. He takes the man’s money. All of this takes him only 50 seconds.
Then the criminal leaves. The owner wakes up from his trance.
Difficult words: rob (when somebody steals something), owner (a person who has something), trance (when you do not see what is happening).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think happened?
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