THOUSANDS of calls to Humberside Police’s 101 number are going unanswered every month, the Mail can reveal.

The problem reached its peak in June this year, when about one in three calls to the non-emergency number – 11,335 in total – were abandoned.

Reported by the Hull Daily Mail. You can read the full story here. 

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