Most police cars end up looking like the inside of a donner kebab van after only a few months of service.
It’s hardly surprising when you consider that the chances of you being able to stop somewhere and have a quick bite to eat before the next 999 call comes in is very slim.
This will often mean that your hot chocolate, tea, coffee, Chinese or kebab will end up flying around the car as you make your way to the next ‘immediate’ response call.
When one officer was carrying out some checks on his police vehicle before going out on patrol, he noticed that something was moving inside the back of his car.
Upon closer inspection, it turned out that the mysterious movement was a mouse that has appeared to take up residence in the back of the patrol car.
It reminded our team of the film ‘The Green Mile’ where a mouse called ‘Mr Jingles’ becomes good friends with one of the inmates of a 1930’s era prison.
I’m fairly sure that the mouse probably would have, over the years, enjoyed a varied diet of haribos, kebab meat, chips, burgers, Chinese food and Tesco sandwhiches.
So not only does the mouse get to experience the thrills of responding on blue lights (without any of the mountains of paperwork), but he/she also gets to feast on a diet full of delicious nutrients.
We think that the officers should call the mouse ‘Mr Two-Tones’.
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