Since April, Police Scotland has received over 600,000 emergency phone calls. The problem: not all of them were for emergencies. To raise awareness of its non-emergency number, the force turned to its twitter feed, @policescotland, earlier this week, and revealed some of the most bizarre calls they’ve received.
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