83. Suspicious Shoppers
Martin and Jane were shopping. They were in
Dress for Less. They had just bought shirts,
, skirts, and tops that filled up four plastic
. Martin picked up all four bags. Jane said
was no need to do that. “Why not?”
“We can just put everything into
Ross cart and roll it out to the
,” she suggested.
“We can't do that,” he replied. “
carts are for in-store use only. You can't
all over the mall with their carts. Let's
carry these bags out to the car, put
into the trunk, and then we can continue
shop.” They no sooner walked out the door
Ross than they saw about 50 rental shopping
locked to a rail.
“See,” Martin pointed out
Jane, “if you want to use the cart,
can just rent one for the whole day
The mall was huge, and it
air-conditioned. Both of them were chilly. "When we
back to the car, let's grab our jackets,"
suggested. As soon as they walked outside, the
of summer heat hit them. Once at the
, they put the bags into the trunk. Then
plopped down into the front seats. They were
tired from all the walking they had just
. When they felt more refreshed, they locked the
and walked back to the mall entrance.
minute," Jane said. They stopped. Jane told Martin
the two suspicious characters sitting outside the entrance. "
were watching us as we carried the bags
to the car," she said.
"You have very
eyes," Martin said. They went back to their
. Martin drove around to the other side of
mall, and they parked in the area marked “