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Mass. boy, trying to avoid bedtime, calls 911

Police in Massachusetts say a 10-year-old boy called 911 because he didn't want to go to bed.

Article by: Associated Press

Updated: February 21, 2013 - 3:09 PM

BROCKTON, Mass. - Police in Massachusetts say a 10-year-old boy called 911 because he didn't want to go to bed.

Brockton police say the boy made the emergency call just after 8 p.m. Wednesday and told the dispatcher he was calling to report his mother because he did not want to go to bed.

There was no emergency.

The Enterprise ( http://bit.ly/YoKmJZ) reports that according to the police log, an officer went to the boy's home and explained to him when it's appropriate — and when it's not — to call 911.

No one was charged.

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Information from: The (Brockton, Mass.) Enterprise, http://www.enterprisenews.com

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