Friday Fictioneers: Distraction

They did it for fun, pushed their friend in a wheelchair uphill.

It became a distraction to those who gathered to watch.

I felt the hand reaching to pickpocket. I grabbed it, twisted, and turned.

“Hi, little sis,” he said. “I taught you well.”

“Hi, big bro,” I said. “Haven’t seen you in awhile.”

“Well, you know.” He shrugged. “You being a cop and all.”

“My wallet!” was followed by, “My necklace,” and “My phone.”

I was distracted. My brother’s hand slipped from mine. By the time I turned around he’d disappeared along with his stash and my wallet.

That bomb.

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Friday Fictioneers is a challenge to write a 100 word story from a photo prompt. It’s hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, anyone can play. Click HERE to read other Fictioneers’ stories.