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104 INT. 4TH ST STATION. DUTY DESK. MOMENTS LATER.
Lindsay listens to a female voice on the other end of the
phone, talking rapidly.
DS Jayne Akers, calling with
request for urgent assistance,
immediate and credible threat to
Lindsay immediately looks concerned.
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105 INT. 4TH ST STATION. SQUAD ROOM. MOMENTS LATER.
Lindsay marches through the squad room, putting on a stab
vest, O’Neill following. She points to a couple of uniforms,
SGT ALEX WALLIS (30s) and PC VINCENT BUTLER (20s), both male,
Wallis, Butler, we’re going out.
Need Gold to sign off.
The Chief Super’s gone home.
Then call him at home.
106 INT. 4TH ST STATION. SQUAD ROOM. MOMENTS LATER.
O’Neill hangs on a telephone, hearing a ring tone that cuts
to a voicemail message.
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Chief Superintendent Mallick:
please leave your name and number -
Not picking up his mobile either.
Lindsay’s anxiety level jumps up a notch.
Really ought to give him another
She thinks about it for a fraction of a second, then moves
She darts towards her office. O’Neill knows exactly what
she’ll be doing.
There she goes.
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107 INT. 4TH ST STATION. LINDSAY’S OFFICE. MOMENTS LATER.
Holding the receiver, Lindsay hears the ring tone. She waits
anxiously for her call to be answered. The rest of the
station watches her through her office window.
Sir, this is DI Lindsay Denton.
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108 INT. DRYDEN’S HOUSE. CONTINUOUS.
DEPUTY CHIEF CONSTABLE MICHAEL DRYDEN (late 40s/early 50s)
takes the call in his large suburban home. HELEN DRYDEN, his
wife, hovers in the background.
(Beat. Into phone.)
How can I help you, Linda?
109 EXT. 4TH ST STATION. CAR PARK. MOMENTS LATER.
Lindsay, Wallis and Butler race out of the station into the
car park, pulling on their coats.
We allowed to know where we’re
Suspect in a missing persons
enquiry, need him in for
Lindsay fails to convince them.
Wallis and Butler head towards a liveried squad car.
No. We’re taking my car.
They run to Lindsay’s car.
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109A INT. LINDSAY’S VEHICLE. CONTINUOUS.
Lindsay gets into her car. She starts the engine and puts on
her seat belt. Wallis in the passenger seat and Butler in the
back do the same.
Ma’am ... what’s really going on?
(Tempted to confide.
Lindsay looks daunted. She pulls out.
110 EXT. 4TH ST STATION. CAR PARK. MOMENTS LATER.
Lindsay’s car races out of the station. She turns on the blue
lights, speeding off into the night.
110A EXT. FLY-OVER. MOMENTS LATER.
Lindsay’s car on a blue light speeds through traffic on an
111 INT. AC-12. CORRIDOR. MOMENTS LATER.
Kate hunkers in a gloomy corridor, her thumb hanging over
RICHARD AKERS’ missed call. Suddenly the phone rings, the
same name coming up on caller ID. She takes the call.