West Yorkshire Police call handler allegedly receives racial abuse answering 999 call

A West Yorkshire Police call handler was allegedly racially abused while answering a 999 call.

Tuesday, 24th December 2019, 5:00 pm

West Yorkshire Police Contact Management centre said one of their officers had written a statement due to racist abuse he received.

The contact officer was dealing with a 999 call at the time, the centre tweeted.

WYP Contact Management Centre tweeted: "Another statement done by one of our contact officers yesterday due to the racist abuse he received whilst dealing with a 999 call, which is not acceptable at all.

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"Officers will be paying the suspect a visit and we have a cell waiting for them."