Teen calls 911 after parents “forced her” to go on vacation

News

blue lights from a german police car

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

TRENT HILLS, Ontario — A Canadian teen desperate to get out of a late summer trip with her parents called 911 last Tuesday, police said.

The girl, 15, of Mississauga, apparently called authorities from a rented cottage in Trent Hills, east of Toronto, and told them her parents “forced her” to go with them.

“This appeared to be a case of a teenager being a teenager,” Ontario Provincial Police Const. Steve Bates told CBC News. “Although she perceived this as a real issue, it was not an appropriate use of 911.”

Just to be sure nothing else was going on, OPP officers drove to the cottage, where they found the teen with “her face buried in her hands” saying she didn’t want to be there, according to the Canadian Press.

Police said she was warned not to misuse the emergency system in the future, but officers left the question of punishment up to the girl’s parents.

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington DC

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ
graphic of the Red Cross

Latest News

More News

Popular

KFOR Podcasts

More Podcasts

Follow @KFOR on Twitter