Wanted: Male (Not Female) Cop to Assist Damsel

Our strange police news round-up this week includes a 911 caller who made an inappropriate request.

I'm guessing I know where this woman falls in the "women serving in combat" debate...

A woman called Milford police to report her car would not start outside of Kohl's. A dispatcher told her several times that she needed to call a tow truck. . The woman was advised that 911 is for emergencies only, and provided her with a business number for police.

They may have gotten away with it, if not for the suspicious behavior...

Workers at the Shaws Supermarket in Shrewsbury called police after seeing two women "acting suspiciously near the coin return machine."

They were arrested and charged with a variety of offenses including possession of drugs and stolen property.

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A Westborough man had his money taken from him this week because a bank teller suspected it was counterfeit. It was not counterfeit, but rather, old. The Secret Service investigated the money, which the customer got at one Westborough bank and went to deposit in another. The money was returned after the investigation. 


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