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Mugshot: Mom calls 911, asks cops to scare kids

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  • Mom allegedly calls 911, asks cops to come scare kids
  • Melissa Townsend, 27, was charged with child neglect
Mugshot: Mom calls 911, asks cops to scare kids

Melissa Townsend, a 27-year-old Florida mother, was arrested after police say she called 911 and asked dispatchers to send authorities to scare her young children, WKMG reported.

“I need a police officer to come out and scare the (expletive) out of my kids. They’re not listening to me and they need to learn respect,” Townsend reportedly said on the 911 call.

Townsend was charged with child neglect and battery on a law enforcement officer. 

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