Woman 'made hoax call to cops'.
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news story in 1844, reporting the transatlantic crossing of a balloon with eight passengers. [Am. Lit.: The Balloon Hoax in Poe]
missing link turned out to be orangutan. [Br. Hist. 999 call was received by coastguards.
Two lifeboats were being prepared for launch after the call was made to Holyhead Coastguard at 8.25pm on Saturday evening.
A Coastguard spokesman said the caller suggested people were in difficulties in the sea off Pensarn beach.
"Both the inshore in·shore
adv. & adj.
1. Close to a shore.
2. Toward or coming toward a shore.
in or on the water, but close to the shore: and all-weather lifeboats at Rhyl were alerted and were being readied for service. We have to accept the information we are being given," he said.
But police officers, who were nearby at the time, also attended and spoke to the woman who had made the call.
A North Wales Police North Wales Police (Welsh: Heddlu Gogledd Cymru) is the Home Office police force responsible for policing North Wales. The headquarters are in Colwyn Bay, with divisional headquarters in St Asaph, Caernarfon and Wrexham. spokeswoman said they were not satisfied with the woman's story.
"As a result she was further questioned and it became apparent it was a hoax call," she added.
The woman was arrested and taken into custody.. The Beaumaris inshore lifeboat assisted a 24-foot motorboat off Puffin Island Puffin Island is the name of several islands in a number of countries. In most cases the island has been so named because it has - or used to have - a colony of puffins. The "Puffin Islands" include: Canada
The boat had fouled its propeller propeller, device consisting of a hub with one or more blades that propels a craft to which it is attached by rotating its blades in a fluid such as air or water. on a lobster pot and was drifting towards rocks. The three men aboard were unhurt.