Consider the following text.
And you're telling us that nobody can vouch for you being at home on that evening...?
I told you; I wasn't feeling too clever and I just wanted to get some kip. Do you let people know when you're getting some kip, eh? Be serious...
Constable Talbot enters.
Sorry, sir. There's something you should know... outside.
[Standing] Interview paused at 8:17pm. Right! Let's get sorted.
Det. Johnson and Const. Talbot leave.
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