Emergency services time wasted after Bay stabbing hoax
NINE police officers as well as ambulance crews rushed to reports of a stabbing on Wednesday morning only to find out it was a hoax.
Five police vehicles
The call that a boy had been stabbed was made from a phone box on the corner of Beach Road.
Police said the caller revealed that a boy had been stabbed at Ernie Organ Park in Torquay before 9am.
Investigations are ongoing.
Anyone with information that may assist police are being urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.