By Chris Wright
Nottinghamshire Police have actually been forced to remind people about the dangers of wasting police time after a smart-arsed Manchester United fan was so disgusted at Nani’s sending-off against Real Madrid last night that he rang 999 to report a crime last night, then told the emergency call handler that “United had been robbed”.
Yep. Sadly, that actually happened. Nottinghamshire’s Control Room Chief Inspector, Ted Antill, had this to say:
“While this recent example may be amusing, it illustrates the sort of insincere calls we have to deal with on a daily basis in the Control Room.
“They waste our time and they direct us away from genuine victims of crime, particularly if we