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Police officer investigates the moon

Posted on Sunday, 30 September, 2012 | Comment icon 17 comments | News tip by: Night Walker


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An in-house police publication recently revealed the case of an investigation of a 'suspicious light'.

The humorous incident was detailed in the magazine's Dogberry column. According to the report, a British policeman had been on duty in Worcestershire when he had witnessed a bright light shining from the other side of some hills. Concerned that someone was up to suspicious activities, he called up his Sergeant to report that he was going to investigate and that he might need backup.

A short time later the same officer reported back in to reveal what he had found. "Twenty minutes later the PC called his sergeant back to reassure him that everything was ok and that he had found the source of the light," the magazine article read. "This diligent PC had in fact discovered the moon."

"A British policeman put his colleagues on alert as he investigated a "suspicious bright light" - only to find it was the moon, an in-house magazine for the police reported on Wednesday."

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Comment icon #8 Posted by Sakari on 29 September, 2012, 22:43
No he wouldn't - this guy owned up to his perceptual error whereas BFRO confabulates upon theirs... So true
Comment icon #9 Posted by Junior Chubb on 29 September, 2012, 23:10
Must have been a fool moon...
Comment icon #10 Posted by Oppono Astos on 30 September, 2012, 1:41
Believer's in what ..exactly ?...I suspect that as usual you have put two and two together, [and in your predictable little mind] have come up with some crazy misidentified UFO/ET story, haven't you OA? When no where in the story linked does it say that the 'hapless officer' ever entertained the notion that the light that he was investigating, was ET related!...His suspicions of the light could be for any number of reasons!..And the fact that this story, [which is after all.. at best a little newspaper stocking filler] has been posted in the UFO/ET section of the forum is enough of an excuse f... [More]
Comment icon #11 Posted by andy hair candy on 30 September, 2012, 10:02
hahah... oh man
Comment icon #12 Posted by King Fluffs on 30 September, 2012, 13:00
Idiocy at it's finest.
Comment icon #13 Posted by Rafterman on 30 September, 2012, 13:38
You are the one leaping to ridiculous and predictable assumptions - who or what are you defending? The Believers suggest that accounts by professional/trained observers cannot be questioned, whereas they misinterpret the mundane the same as Joe Public. Well that is unless the professional/trained observers don't agree with them, then they are thrown under the bus so fast it would make your head spin.
Comment icon #14 Posted by Ryegrog on 1 October, 2012, 3:17
I'll give the cop credit. At least he was doing his job instead of feeding his face with donuts.
Comment icon #15 Posted by csspwns on 2 October, 2012, 1:47
LOL! dat fail, at least he did his job
Comment icon #16 Posted by JenniKitty on 10 October, 2012, 3:55
Hahaha! That'd be so embarrassing, I would have lied and said it went away before I got there!
Comment icon #17 Posted by Paranomali on 22 October, 2012, 6:32
Awesome !


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