Out of the blue

a male rider, so lively and quick, scoops up the valuable bottles, etc. into large plastic bags and is off to the next ones

Like a thief in the night, the blue box bandit strikes again.

Around 7 a.m., prior to the regular collection of the blue boxes for Surrey’s city hall, a male rider, so lively and quick, scoops up the valuable bottles, etc. into large plastic bags and is off to the next ones – before you can reach for your footwear.

He uses a bicycle to silently swoop down on his prey. No gas or income tax to pay, or licence plate to reveal his identity, he is free as a bird.

It is our city hall that loses revenue.

If a blue box city collector did this, he would no longer have a job.

 

Fred Perry, Surrey

Surrey North Delta Leader

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