Category Archives: You Couldn’t Make it Up

Truck Full Of Stolen Chocolate Abandoned On Wrong Side Of Motorway Facing Oncoming Traffic

Truck Full Of Stolen Chocolate Abandoned On the Wrong Side Of Motorway Greater Manchester Police (Traffic) has revealed details of an incident whereby thieves abandoned a stolen lorry after they drove the wrong way on the M62 J19. The lorry contained tonnes of chocolate and was left straddling lane #1 and the hard shoulder before the driver ran off, leaving

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Amazon Customer Calls 999 Because The Online Retailer Would Not Give Them A Refund

There are many scenarios which can constitute a life-of-death emergency necessitating the immediate presence of the police, but not getting a refund for a product that you purchased online is definitely not one of them. But police staff working at West Yorkshire Police’s contact centre had to answer a 999 call being made by someone who seemed to think that

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WATCH: Male Who Tried To Climb Over Someone’s Gate Gets Stuck (And Filmed)

A video has surfaced on social media of a male who somehow managed to get himself stuck whilst trying to climb over someone’s gate… In the video, below, the male can be seen with his leg caught at the top of the gate as he holds on several feet above the ground. In the video, two occupants of the property

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‘Park Responsibly’ – Angry Notes Left On Emergency Ambulance In London

Just when you probably thought that the bizarre habit of people leaving angry notes on emergency vehicles had gone away, up pops not one but two such angry notes which were left on a London Ambulance Service vehicle. One of the notes left on the windscreen of the ambulance read: ‘park responsibly’ whilst the other one said: ‘do not block

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Resident Threatens To Clamp Police Car, Despite The Fact That Officers Were Dealing With An Emergency

Officers from West Midlands Police have shared their frustration after a resident threatened to clamp their police car for parking in a residents bay, despite the fact that the officers had been called to an emergency. Response team officers had been sent to a residential address after a 94-year-old victim called 999 having been the victim of a distraction burglary.

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Man Stuck In Traffic Calls 999 To Complain About Being Late For Work

As far as a complete waste of police time and resources goes, you would be hard-pushed to find a finer example than a male calling 999 because he is stuck in traffic and will therefore be late for work. But that is exactly what police staff based at the Essex Police Control Room had to endure recently. According to their

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WATCH: A Police Inspector Who Was KNOCKED UNCONSCIOUS Speaks Out After Her Attacker Was Spared Jail

A Police Inspector has spoken candidly about the moment she was viciously assaulted from behind by a coward who has been spared from having to go to prison following the senseless attack that resulted in Inspector Sleeman being knocked unconscious. This comes only weeks after a male who threw an egg at the Labour Party Leader, Jeremy Corbyn, was sent

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WATCH: Lorry Caught On CCTV Reversing Up Busy Slip Road

CCTV footage (scroll down) has emerged of the moment a lorry reverses along lane one oF the busy A15 towards oncoming vehicles. The driver of the lorry had just passed an onslip with the A1077 junction when he/she came to a stop as vehicles approached the junction at high speed. The HGV then reverses over the onslip and enters lane

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Police Officer Has To Wait FIVE YEARS For 30p Compensation Cheque After Being Assaulted

A Police Officer was left feeling rather bemused after a compensation cheque for 30 pence was sent to him fives years after being assaulted on duty. The details of the original incident that led to the officer being assaulted are not clear and neither is it clear as to why the cheque for the tiny amount has taken so long

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BTP Special Constable ‘Told Off’ For Daring To Buy A Sandwich Whilst On Duty

For our civilian readers who might not know, a Special Constable is a volunteer police officer who dedicates their own time, for free, to help try and keep the public safe. Special Constables are a vital part of the police family. They provide an invaluable resource to senior officers in the fight against crime. Special Constables have the same powers,

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