Inverclyde Now Logo MAN Held In Custody For Alleged ‘Misuse Of The 999 System’

31 July, 2020 | Local

POLICE in Inverclyde arrested a man who allegedly dialled 999 and hung up more than 150 times in just several days.

Sergeant Jason Logsdon said: “Over the past few weeks, police have received a large number of dropped 999 calls which have allegedly been traced back to a male who was warned and thereafter reported for this behaviour.

“Despite this, he allegedly persisted in dialling 999 and hanging-up with over 150 calls logged over the past few days.”

The 36-year-old from Greenock was charged with misuse of the 999 system and was held in custody to appear at Greenock Sheriff Court.

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