On 9 May 2017 we welcomed Sergeant MacPherson from the Metropolitan Police to our pack meeting to help us with part of the “our world” challenge.
Things started off quietly with a talk about what the Police do. We were just hearing how to describe a suspect (start at the top and work down) when the door opened and we were face to face with a stripy legged flag swiper who seemed to be rather enjoying herself. She quickly took our flag and was gone in a flash (on her scooter) taking us all rather by surprise.
Watch out Billingshurst, there is a stripy legged flag swiper about. Lucky we have the police on site pic.twitter.com/uF8QELJ5c8
— Parbrook Cubs (@parbrookcubs) May 9, 2017
We quickly got the Cubs working on writing a description. It had all happened so quickly but they did really well. You can see the picture but do you know what she was holding? A rolling pin and a torch. What about tucked into her apron? A tea towel.
Then we had the chance to take our finger (and palm) prints. Fortunately the black ink is water-based these days so washed off quite easily.
Ali had brought a range of uniforms in his big bag so the Cubs were able to try on a few different bits. We took the opportunity to dress Akela in riot gear and then staged our own mini riot to test out the equipment.
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Thanks to Jacala for providing the photos