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Boy Calls 911 to Avoid Bedtime

Officer dispatched to tell him not to do that
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 21, 2013 2:45 PM CST
Boy Calls 911 to Avoid Bedtime
This photo for illustration purposes only, but you probably knew that, because no one uses a phone with a cord anymore.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Police in Massachusetts say a 10-year-old boy called 911 because he didn't want to go to bed. Brockton police say the boy called just after 8 last night and told the dispatcher he was calling to report his mother because he did not want to go to bed. There was no emergency. According to the police log, an officer went to the boy's home and explained to him when it was appropriate to call 911. No charges were issued. (Read more 911 call stories.)

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