The family of an 83 year old man murdered in East Harling, have thanked Norfolk Police.
Harwich: Ambulance Called To 'Unconscious' Mannequin
Paramedics and an air ambulance raced to the scene of an emergency in Harwich - only to find a mannequin left in a parked car.
East of England Ambulance Service crews were alerted at 7.40 to Milton Road in Harwich to a person believed unconscious in a car.
The vehicle was covered in snow and ice, leading to concerns the occupant may have been suffering from exposure to the cold.
But when they arrived at Milton Road in Harwich, Essex, paramedics quickly realised the mistake.
Gary Sanderson, spokesman for EEAST said: “Following assessments at the scene, it appears the person in the car was actually a manikin."
"This is a very unusual incident our crews attended this morning and the person who dialled 999 done the right thing as they could not gain access to the car and thought the person was not breathing."
Mr Sanderson added the mannequin had been found in "bizarre'' circumstances.
It was sitting upright in the rear seat, fully dressed and with a blanket wrapped around it.
EEAST crews were stood down shortly after.
Two men have denied murdering a 26-year-old who was attacked inside a Morrisons supermarket.
Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals could soon become one under plans to merge.
Two fairground workers have pleaded not guilty to charges they face over the death of a school girl on a bouncy castle in Essex.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: The best feel good music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.