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Woman Arrested for Too Many Phone Calls

The police arrested a woman in her home shortly before 4 am yesterday morning for constant phone calls she made to the Icelandic emergency hotline 112 the preceding hour; she called the hotline 200 times in one hour

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The employees of 112 contacted the police asking them to intervene so that they could respond to genuine emergency phone calls, ruv.is reports.

The woman was taken to a prison cell.

This is not the first time that the police have been called up to assist with non-emergency calls to the employees of 112. In October last year the police arrested a drunk man in his thirties after he called the hotline 50 times over a short period.

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