Gravesend woman arrested over police hoax
PUBLISHED: 20:18 03 May 2011 | UPDATED: 20:30 03 May 2011
Kent and Essex police forvce launched a helicopter to hover above Gravesend searching for a woman in the Thames for more than 30 minutes before discovering the emergency call was a hoax.
A 21-year-old woman from Gravesend, believed to the caller, has been arrested for wasting police time, after sparking the search just after 11am this morning.
The search was called off at 11.40am.