A 12-year-old boy called 911 twice to complain after his parents served him salad.
Police issued a reminder about the proper use of 911 after a 12-year-old called to express his dislike of salad.
Emergency dispatchers in the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia received a call just before 10 p.m. from the child to vent his anger at the food, shares Daily Mail.
‘The child was upset and did not care for what the parent put in the salad,’ said RCMP spokesman Cpl. Dal Hutchinson, who explained officers are obliged to respond to every 911 call.
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The officer said that before police could speak to the boy he ‘called back again wondering where the police officer was’ and that he was ‘very unhappy with what ingredients were in their salad’.
Hutchinson said the boy’s parents ‘were not impressed’ with what their son had done when police arrived at their door, CTV reported.
Given his age and the discussion officers had with him over the correct use of 911, Hutchinson said police will not fine the boy.
‘Hopefully, this will be a learning lesson – it created an opportunity for him to learn something from this,’ the officer said.
‘While many can relate to the dislike of a salad at times, this raises a more important issue that warrants discussion at all ages.’
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