Derbyshire pair charged over 400 hoax 999 calls

A woman and a teenage girl have been charged after 400 hoax calls were made to Derbyshire Police over a six-week period.

The 16-year-old girl and 21-year-old woman are accused of causing a public nuisance.

It is alleged the pair made 400 hoax 999 calls between 16 June and 27 July, a Derbyshire Police spokesperson said.

Both the woman and teenage girl are due to appear before Southern magistrates on Friday 27 September.

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