A sign of the times:
On Monday at 5:00 PM, a 30-man SWAT team raided a Chicago-area school after receiving a 911 call from a woman reporting a hostage situation.
But no such situation was unfolding?
Here’s what happened according to CBS 2 Chicago: A woman received a “butt dial” from her husband, who was at the school. It’s what others of us might call a pants dial. His mobile phone went off unintentionally.
And apparently he was listening to hip-hop with “gangster” lyrics, but it was muffled. So the woman assumed he was in some hostage situation, and dialed her out of desperation.
Obviously she was mistaken. False alarm.
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