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SHOCKED: Worried taxi passenger calls 999 after realising they forgot taxi receipt from driver

Updated: Jul 3, 2022

A worried taxi customer rang 999 after realising they did not receive a receipt for their taxi.

Shocked call handlers from West Yorkshire Police (WYP) Contact Management Centre shared details of the call this week, highlighting that this was not a reason to call the emergency services.

A spokesperson said: “Unfortunately, it is definitely not suitable to ring 999 as you did not receive a receipt for your taxi.”

Other recent calls and requests taken by the WYP call handlers include asking for the police to escort a caller into Mcdonalds to get a burger after they were refused entry and a complaint that ‘social services won't give me my money’.


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