New Zealand Herald
5:00AM Monday March 03, 2008
A woman in a rush to get to a garden party called 111 to ask for help with her sewing.
The woman, who has not been identified, called police in Rotorua yesterday pleading for help to thread her needle.
Police northern communications told the Herald the woman claimed she needed urgent assistance so she could get to a garden party.
No one was sent as the local police lacked the necessary skill, the spokesman said...
---reposted from The New Zealand Herald---
This was just too funny. I had to repost!