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Kids in Bay County could face charges for prank phone call

Kids in Bay County could face charges for prank phone call

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BAY COUNTY (WJRT) - (06/14/14) - Two kids in Bay County called 911, reporting a possible deadly shooting.

Police rushed to the 100 block of Tierney in Portsmouth Township, only to find there was no such incident. The Bay County Sheriff's office tells us, situations like these can result in charges against the caller.

"The seriousness of it is, you know, that kids young and old and adults need to know that 911 is for true emergencies. And that, you know, when police officers, paramedics and firemen, everybody involved there is the seriousness of this, someone can actually get hurt responding to calls like this," said Sgt. Duchene, with the Bay County Sheriff's Office.

This situation is under investigation.

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