Hove woman charged with making hoax calls to emergency services

Police have charged a 39-year-old woman with two offences under the Communications Act 2003.

Wendy Sirisena, unemployed, of Sherbourne Road, Hove, is charged with two counts of making abusive and nuisance calls to emergency services between 1 July 2020 and 21 January 2021.

One count relates to an alleged 289 calls made to South East Coast Ambulance Service, while the second relates to an alleged 113 calls made to Sussex Police.

Officers also charged Sirisena with two breaches of a Community Protection Notice issued on 20 January 2021. The breaches were allegedly made on 23 January and 4 February 2021.

Sirisena was bailed to appear at Brighton Magistrates Court on 1 April 2021.

More from Sussex and Hampshire News

On Air Now Ian Crouch 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Now Playing
Bohemian Rhapsody Queen
Recently Played
  • I've Been Thinking About You Londonbeat 18:35
  • Holding Back The Years Simply Red 18:31
  • Shine Take That 18:28