Sh*t 999 calls waste of time


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A TIME­WASTER who di­alled 999 from his toi­let when he ran out of LOO ROLL has topped a list of stupid “emer­gency” calls.

A spokesman from the Glouces­ter­shire emer­gency ser­vices has ap­pealed for peo­ple “not to jam up the switch­board with non-es­sen­tial calls”.

An­other daft mem­ber of the pub­lic called to com­plain: “I don’t like the sand­wiches my wife has made me.”

And one per­son even rang to say: “My son is a grown man and he smells.”

Last week fire crews were called to res­cue a bloke who had climbed 25ft up a tree.

The 26-year-old, who had been drink­ing, had to be res­cued by fire­fight­ers with a lad­der.

Insp Steve Wil­liams from Glouces­ter­shire Po­lice said: “Ser­vices might be de­layed if there’s a gen­uine emer­gency.”

MAKE guests be­lieve your house may be bugged by run­ning your shower ev­ery time you want to speak.

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