A Bank employee jokingly wrote «HELP» on the glass — a passerby called 911

A Bank employee jokingly wrote «HELP» on the glass — a passerby called 911

A Bank employee in Connecticut will be penalized for writing a joke on the front door the word «help».

«Such jokes are unacceptable, because the officers responding to the call, suggest a real danger. Especially in the current times,» — said the publication of the Hartford Courant police Lieutenant Aaron Bahamonde.

A Bank employee jokingly wrote «HELP» on the glass — a passerby called 911

According to police, a message from the service 911 came in early in the morning on January 12. A man passing in front of the Bank branches Wells Fargo on Church hill road (Church Hill Road) in Newtown (Newtown), seeing the word «help» written on the sweaty glass. The man called his wife, who also works in banking, and she advised him to report to 911.

First, the police called the Bank, but nobody picked up the phone, then they arrived at the scene. Opened the door the Manager explained that their 31-year-old employee made the inscription as a joke, but the calls were not answered because the office hasn’t opened yet.

«The police feared that happening or robbery, or hostage-taking,» said Lieutenant Baamonde.

According to him, the Bank is less than 2 miles from elementary school sandy hook, where five years ago there was a mass shooting of children and staff. Some of the officers who came to the Bank, worked during those horrific events.

Now, the prankster faces a fine for violating public order.

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