Hove woman accused of calling emergency services 402 times in six months

Police have charged a 39-year-old woman with making hoax calls to the emergency services.

Thursday, 25th February 2021, 6:11 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th February 2021, 6:11 pm

Police said Wendy Sirisena, unemployed, of Sherbourne Road, Hove, is charged with two counts of making abusive and nuisance calls to emergency services between July 1, 2020, and January 21, 2021.

One count relates to an alleged 289 calls made to South East Coast Ambulance Service, according to police, while the second relates to an alleged 113 calls made to Sussex Police.

Sussex Police said: “Officers also charged Sirisena with two breaches of a Community Protection Notice issued on 20 January 2021. The breaches were allegedly made on 23 January and 4 February 2021.

“Sirisena was bailed to appear at Brighton Magistrates Court on 1 April 2021.”