Child Playing With Phone Dials 911; Mother Arrested

Child playing with phone dials 911; mother arrested on outstanding warrants NORTH BAY, Ont. (CP) -- A North Bay, Ont. woman is in custody on outstanding arrest warrants after her six-year-old child accidentally summoned police. Police say the child was playing with the telephone and dialed 911 on Monday while the woman was asleep.

After arriving at the home and determining the 911 call was a false alarm, officers ran a computer check on the mother. They discovered she was wanted on outstanding arrest warrants for failing to appear in court and for possession of stolen property. The woman remains in custody waiting for a bail hearing. No names have being released. (CKAT)

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