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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.

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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.

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