They'll go quietly, officer

This little gem, from BBC News, is a few days old – but it only just popped up in a trawl through the feed reader:

Police do lottery win risk report

A police force has carried out a risk assessment in case a syndicate of its workers wins the lottery and leaves.

Thames Valley Police said many different risks that could affect the force had been assessed, including terror-related matters and power cuts.

The assessments were presented as part of a report to the Thames Valley Police Authority on Friday.

Unfortunately for the syndicate, a police spokesman said the chances of a win had been assessed as “very low”. Read full story here…