Task 1: Fill in the mind maps with the words in the box.
• If necessary use the clues.
case — an event that needs police investigation
crime — an illegal activity crime
scene — the place where a crime happened
commit a crime — do something illegal
criminal — someone who does illegal things
evidence — facts or objects that make you believe that something is true
examine — to look at sth carefully because you want to find out more about it
find out — to get information about sth, either by chance, or trying to get it
investigate something — to try to find out the truth about a crime or a problem, especially by using careful methods
investigation — a process of investigating
suspect (someone of something) — to think that something (especially bad) is probably true
suspect — someone who is thought to be a criminal
witness — someone who sees a crime or an accident and can describe what happened
Task 2: Restore this police report which has been spoiled by coffee.
• You may use the clues again.
• Remember to use the correct forms of the words.
The (1) of the stolen necklace.
The crime was (2) 31 October. The (3) was not found, but the police managed to find а saw somebody running away from the (5). Police Inspector Dread carefully (6) the place and found some (7): a cigarette box, footprints (not too big) and a match. After some more (8) Dread had three (9): Mr Jones, a baker, Mrs Pfimm, a nurse and Mr Grove, a businessman. Later he (10) that Mr Grove and Mr Jones had alibis and can't have stolen the necklace. Mrs Pfimm was arrested.