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Strange queries on emergency number

UK Police have revealed the "inappropriate" emergency calls that they received in 2012.

world Updated: Dec 27, 2012 00:50 IST

UK Police have revealed the "inappropriate" emergency calls that they received in 2012.

They said that once an angry father dialled 999 to report his teenage son was refusing to go to bed.

Police in North Wales said that it was one of the hundreds of "inappropriate" calls that they received this year, the Daily Mail reported.

Other calls included rubbish bins being left in the wrong place, reports of a faulty phone line and a lost dog.

Meanwhile, Cleveland Police reported a woman calling 999 to complain that her takeaway order was wrong.