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AUDIO: Hear Timewaster 999 Calls

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6:17am 20th August 2012

For the first time we can hear examples of the 999 calls putting lives at risk in Cornwall and Devon.

Last week Pirate FM told you emergency calls have rocketed 40% in the last few months.

They include a woman who had lost her glasses and a Helston man who thought neighbours had their radio too loud.

Now police have released audio of the calls handlers are dealing with. Hear them here...

 

6:17am 20th August 2012

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