Xbox password changed by mother: son reports the "crime" by calling the police

Xbox password changed by mother: son reports the crime by calling the police

Xbox password changed by mother

The police in Halton, England, recently posted a curious message on their Twitter page, stating that no, the fact that someone changed your Xbox password is not a valid reason to call into the forces order.

The warning proved incredibly necessary as an English child called the police after his mom changed his Xbox account password. Finding himself with his hands tied, the little player has found no more effective ways to get control of the profile on his console. It is possible that the child's mother changed the password to prevent her child from continuing to play the console, thus causing anger and frustration which resulted in this rather bizarre gesture.

The cops - useless specify it - they did not intervene, and rather took the incident with great irony by publishing the aforementioned message and accompanying everything with a nice gif from the television series of The Office, which you can take a look at at the bottom of the news.

Parents who prevent their children from playing video games are part of the classic family dynamics that we have all had to deal with in one way or another. Some children, instead of calling the police, find more ingenious ways of circumventing the bans imposed on them: two little rogues, for example, have sneaked into their dad's Tesla and started secretly playing thanks to the Tesla Arcade catalog. >

Teen calls 911 after mom changed Xbox password

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A teenage boy in Ontario, Canada, apparently thought that his mom changing his Xbox gaming console’s password was a matter that called for police attention, so he dialed 911.

The Halton Regional Police Department was not too pleased by the teenager’s call, however, as it took to Twitter yesterday, March 10, to advise the public to not do it again.

“Never thought we’d have to say this but here we are. Mom changing your Xbox password is NOT a reason to call 911. Yes, this happened,” Halton police stressed.

Police have since emphasized that it is not “an appropriate use of 911 services,” as per radio station CFTR on March 9.

“As you know, 911 should be reserved for legitimate emergencies, and that is imperative to keep members of our community as safe as possible,” Halton constable Steve Elms was quoted as saying.

“We will not be identifying the parties involved but wanted to take the opportunity to highlight the importance of the appropriate use of 911,” he added.

Inappropriate use of 911 services can get people fined for around C$100 to C$500 (around P3,800 to P19,200).  /ra


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