Category Archives: Hoax Calls

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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Male Calls 999 To Ask If He Can Spend Three Nights A Week In A Police Cell

Most people try to do everything they can to keep out of a police cell. But one male decided that he would call 999 and ask the police if he can spend three nights each week in a police cell. Details of the bizarre call were shared by Derbyshire Police Contact Centre in order to highlight the issue many police

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WATCH: Male Calls Police About David Beckham ‘Not Being Able To Buy Corned Beef’

Cambridgeshire Police has released the details of a bizarre call that they recieved in the early hours of the morning from a gentleman who explained that David Beckham ‘Isn’t able to walk to the shops…to buy corned beef’. In his opening line to the police, the male caller states: “Did you know that David Beckham, all his fame and fortune,

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Male Calls 999 Because ATM Not Working

The Met Police Contact Centre has asked people to think before they dial 999 after a male called the emergency line in order to report the fact that an ATM was not working. A spokesperson for the contact centre said: “Just one of the inappropriate calls taken earlier today from a 999 operator: “Guv, there’s a problem, the ATM won’t

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Woman Jailed For ‘Vile’ 999 Calls

A woman who made hundreds of foul-mouthed 999 calls, during which she abused operators based on their race and gender, has been sent to prison. Monika Osinka, 34, from Salford, made a total of 339 malicious 999 calls between September and November. ON the 1st of November alone, she made 23 abusive 999 calls. It was estimated that her “deplorable

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Man Calls 999 Because Facebook Isn’t Working Properly

Another day and another story surfaces about someone who was clearly AWOL when the common sense pills were being handed out. Just how anyone can come to the conclusion that their Facebook not working constitutes an emergency call being made to the police remains a complete mystery to anyone with an ounce of common sense. And whilst people with genuine

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WATCH: Male Calls 999 Because He Isn’t Allowed On A Bus

The clip below was shared in a tweet by the Metropolitan Police Contact Centre yesterday (27th Jan) evening. In the audio, you will hear a 999 call that was made by someone who was not happy because he was not being allowed on a bus and the bus driver was allegedley shutting the doors ‘in his face’. By the admission

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Male Calls 999 To Report Hair On His Pizza

Most of us love pizza. And most of us like to get our pizzas delivered straight to our door. But for one male, his pizza experience was not quite what he expected. In fact, he was so shocked by the ordeal, that he felt his situation was worthy of an immediate police response. And what was the life-or-death situation that

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Male Calls 999 Because He Ran Out Of Mobile Phone Credit

Let’s just let that headline sink in for a minute……. A member of the public actually called the emergency services via 999, asked to be put through to the police and, upon being asked what his emergency was, told the force control room (Essex) staff that he was calling because he had run out of credit. He wanted and expected

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