West Ham fans warned not to ring 999

West Ham fans have been warned by not to call 999 over their team’s poor .
Essex made the plea on Twitter on Sunday evening after The Hammers lost 2-0 at Watford in new manager David Moyes’ first match in .
“Ringing 999 because @WestHamUtd have lost again and you aren’t sure what to do is not acceptable! It is a complete waste of our time. #999foremergenciesonly,” the force said.
Will Hughes and Richarlison struck for the home side to consign the club to its seventh Premier defeat of the season, leaving them floundering in the relegation zone with no win in five games.
Travelling fans voiced their discontent throughout the 90 minutes at Vicarage Road, with protests against the board and banners calling for co-owners David Gold and David Sullivan to step down.
When the tweet was questioned by other disbelieving supporters, the force that – “sadly” – it was a genuine call.
An Essex spokesman said: “The force control room sometimes put things like this out just to let people know the sort of calls that they do sometimes get.
“It’s a bit of a nudge and guidance to other people that you should only be calling 999 if it’s a genuine emergency, or 101 if it’s a police matter.”

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