This is how a hoax emergency callout wasted precious time last night - ‘ risking the lives of genuine people who may need us for a real emergency’
Police have revealed how their time was wasted last night risking lives.
A post on Police Antrim & Newtownabbey Facebook page details the reality of two hoax ‘999’ calls - and the impact it has on police officers.
The post says: “So the night shift is under way.
“Imagine this, we get two 999 calls looking police assistance.
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“We are dispatched to Donegore Drive in Antrim only to be greeted by the image posted.
“Two 999 calls wasted, risking the lives of genuine people who may need us for a real emergency.
“Not only disgusting behaviour but more importantly LIFE THREATENING.
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