Parent calls Essex Police 999 over PE kit error
A parent rang 999 to complain about their child's PE kit having the wrong name stitched into it, said police.
The call was made to Essex Police on Tuesday morning, in a week when many schools in England are beginning a new term.
Essex Police Force Control Room called it "just another example of misuse of 999" on their Twitter account.
"This is far from a police emergency and a waste of time for the call taker," it added.
It is not known who stitched the name into the PE kit.
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Last year the same force urged supporters of Premier League side West Ham United to stop calling emergency services after their team loses.
A fan had rung the control room following his team's defeat by Watford in November.
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