Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

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Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

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WE WROTE: A man who rang police 23 times wanting a lift home was one of thousands who made malicious and hoax 999 calls on Teesside last year. YOU SAID: Hit them where it really hurts, their pockets. No excuses especially as it takes away fire, ambulance and police from real emergencies.

snoopy1955 Not only should these people be fined for wasting the time of the emergency services, they should also be made to spend time with one of the services on one of their shifts. Then they could not only see them in action, but also how time spent on hoax calls affects their response rates to real emergencies.

carolineofsmoogyland Trouble is that if the police decide to ignore people and someone really is in trouble, it will the police who get it in the neck.

talisker WE WROTE: Justin Hoyte, above, who was re-signed by Tony Mowbray last month after his previous deal lapsed at the beginning of July insists he has nothing to prove at Boro. …

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