A Canadian woman called 911 to study a agelong statement astatine a caller Burger King drive-thru, prompting Mounties to rumor a nationalist reminder that being "hangry" is not a constabulary emergency.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police successful Manitoba tweeted Friday that they had received a telephone nan time earlier from a female successful Steinbach "who was angry astir nan agelong drivethru statement astatine the caller Burger King."
"We recognize you aren't you erstwhile you're hangry, but this is not a valid logic to dial 911," nan tweet said, adding a reminder that "911 is ONLY for emergencies."
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Mounties spokeswoman Tara Seel noted that while nan tweet was made partially successful jest, frivolous calls to emergency services are a superior issue, according to nan CBC.
"When you call 911 for a non-emergent matter, that can tie up an usability who could beryllium dealing pinch an emergency," Seel told nan outlet successful an interview.
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RCMP media relations serviceman Tara Seel said a agelong statement astatine a Burger King drive-thru fails to meet nan modular of a existent emergency and could person tied up an operator. (iStock)
Seel went connected to opportunity that an excessive statement astatine a edifice fails to suffice arsenic an emergency, and that Canadians should only telephone constabulary if they person much pressing problems.
Seel noted that personification besides precocious called Manitoba RCMP to inquire wherever they could get a Zamboni crystal resurfacer, which she said besides did not meet nan modular of a existent emergency.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police successful Manitoba scolded a female for calling 911 complete a Burger King drive-thru and urged nan nationalist to only telephone pinch a existent emergency. (iStock)
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"At 911, we're location for you. We want to thief you and this is not astatine each to discourage anyone from calling," she said. "Just support successful mind nan business that you should beryllium calling 911, and that is erstwhile location is an emergency situation wherever you request contiguous assistance."
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