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Morton 'nuisance caller' avoids jail but gets 999 ban

Lincoln Crown Court. (3035081)
Lincoln Crown Court. (3035081)

A "nuisance caller" from Morton who made a 999 hoax bomb call has beenbanned from using the number unless it is a real emergency.

Steven Diver (55), of Rosehip Road, Morton, near Bourne, made the call a day after the Parsons Green underground attack in London last September, causing police to take seriously.

During a hearing at Lincoln Crown Court today, a judge was told that Diver had dialled the 101 non-emergency number and told the operator: "A bomb, a bomb, Camden Town."

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