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A Clear Lack of Physical Fitness

A witness didn’t know why a woman was running in Omaha, Neb., but he thought it looked suspicious. “She came through the gate and kept looking behind her,” said Dave Ishii, an employee of Ralston Middle School. “I jumped out of the truck and pointed at the cop, this way.” Sure enough, the woman had allegedly just robbed a bank of $1,200 in cash, and was running on foot to escape — three blocks, uphill, toward the school, with the police closing in behind her. She collapsed in front of the school, exhausted. “She just laid down and put her hands out,” Ishii says. Shantoria Valentine, who is only 23, was so winded that she was taken to a hospital for treatment — then arrested and charged with bank robbery, and making terroristic threats for saying she had a bomb. (RC/WOWT Omaha) ...And from here on, her life is all downhill.
Original Publication Date: 24 August 2014
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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