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    A Woman Calls 911 Over the Lack of Shrimp in Her Fried Rice

    By Jennifer 8. Lee | April 7, 2009

    The Associated Press ran a story about a 911 call from a woman who complained about her fried rice at a local Chinese restaurant. (This came to me via @weirdnews on Twitter)

    I’m sure there are fair use issues, but I can’t help but quote it in full.

    A woman called 911 to report she didn’t get as much shrimp as she wanted in her fried rice at a Texas restaurant.

    Haltom City police on Tuesday released the taped emergency call, in which the customer is heard telling the dispatcher, “to get a police officer up here, what has to happen?”

    The customer also says: “He didn’t even put extra shrimp in there.”

    The upset customer had left the Fort Worth-area restaurant when an officer arrived Monday afternoon.

    Restaurant workers say the woman had been denied a refund after leaving with her order, then returning to complain.

    Cook June Lee says nothing was wrong with the meal, and that “some customers are happy. Some are not.”

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