AUDIO: Heartbreaking 999 call from terrified elderly woman highlights Halloween hooligan issue

Police released the audio from the call in a bid to warn people celebrating on October 31 to look out for elderly neighbours.

Thursday, 27th October 2016, 11:15 am
Updated Monday, 31st October 2016, 9:44 am
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On the upsetting recording the OAP can barely breath and struggles to explain what is happening to the call handler before bursting into tears and saying: “I’m so scared.”

The woman tells the call handler the yobs are throwing stones at her windows and she’s worried they’ll try an open her door.

She tells the control room worker: “I’m a pensioner. I’ve had a heart attack.

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“Listen, I know it’s Halloween night but somebody is throwing stones at my window.”

She gasps for breath before adding: “I’ve had a heart attack before.”

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