Sometimes things can feel like an emergency – but they’re not really. This is an example of exactly that.
Police have released a recording of a woman who dialled 999 to complain about her ice cream. She didn’t think there were enough sprinkles on it.
They are hoping that people will not just laugh at the audio but also realise that the emergency phone line should not be abused.
“If someone is trying to get through to report a genuine life or death emergency, then a minute is a very long time to wait. ‘I cannot stress enough that the 999 number is for emergencies only.”
Chief Superintendent Jim Andronov
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This woman had apparent issues with a questionnaire