After Officer Moynihan started walking his new beat, crime rose for about two weeks. The crooks knew he had a prosthetic leg, and they figured he could never catch anyone.
Unknown to them, Moynihan was a world-class sprinter before his accident. Even with the prosthetic, he still ran faster than most everyone, but that wasn’t the worst of it for the bad guys.
After the third purse-snatcher in a day entered the station, in cuffs with a bootprint upside his head, the truth was revealed.
It’s just that no one expected his artificial leg had a boomerang feature.
Written for the Friday Fictioneers: https://rochellewisoff.com/2018/07/04/6-july-2018/