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Zombies, vampires and witches reported to Thames Valley Police

Freedom of Information request reveals supernatural nature of 999 calls

Chris Ord


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ZOMBIES, witches and vampires are among the ghoulish incidents that have been reported to Thames Valley Police in the last five years.

A Freedom of Information request by the Newbury Weekly News has revealed that police have had to deal with 13 incidents reported in 999 calls since 2011 including five in 2015.

One instance involved the caller claiming they were being chased by zombies while another caller told the police that their good friend was a vampire.

Other paranormal goings on that would be more suited to the Ghostbusters rather than Thames Valley Police include someone dialling 999 to report that their neighbour was a witch and a caller reporting that there was a ghost in their living room.

Luckily there were no supernatural incidents reported in West Berkshire with four reports coming from Slough, four instances in Milton Keynes Reading, Oxford, Wokingham, South and Vale and Chiltern receiving one call each.

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