The woman PC left guarding Rufus's house took pity on him, breaking the news that his mum had been rushed off to hospital but that apparently she had died. The PC said she couldn't say any more, but offered to make him a cup of tea.
Rufus put on his second Oscar performance as he wept, coughed and rushed upstairs to the bathroom feigning a vomiting attack. The PC let him, giving him a chance to try and find Mac. He scoured the rooms. All he found was the discarded wrapping he'd used to mail it.
Mac had gone. Shit!