Police 'pleased we don't have a vulnerable little girl out there' after hoax

West Yorkshire Police have issued a statement on the hoax call made by a by two ten year old girls claiming to be a three year old girl:

We are pleased our investigation has shown that we don’t have a vulnerable little girl out there with her mum collapsed beside her, although it is obviously incredibly frustrating that this has turned out to be a hoax.

We are very grateful to the public and the media for all the support they have given us in appealing for information over this incident.

Read the full statement on the ITV News Calendar website.


999 child caller hoax

Police have confirmed a 999 call believed to have been made by a three-year-old girl was a hoax. Officers launched an urgent appeal to trace the toddler following the call. The girl told the ambulance service her mother had fallen and was not moving.