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20-12-2006, 10:48 AM
West Midlands Pollice reveal examples of misguided 999 calls and ask people not to misuse the service.

More... (http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/west_midlands/6196289.stm)

20-12-2006, 11:05 AM
This list did surprise me: All are classed as NON emergency!

Crimes such as burglary, theft, criminal damage, vandalism, making off without payment, theft from motor vehicles and hate crimes, are non-emergency crimes, police said.

I know most of the "silly calls" are common sense, but surely this goes against public perceptions!