12yearold calls 911 when told to get off internet

A 12-year-old Simcoe boy called 911 after he was told he needed to get off of the internet and help with household chores.Norfolk OPP report that a parent asked their son to get off the internet and to help wash some dishes on May 9.The boy became upset and contacted 911.Police officers went to the home and were told that the boy wanted police to find him a new family.The OPP remind all parents and caregivers to speak to their children about the importance of 911 and to explain that it should only be called for emergencies only. read more