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Lancashire police issue message after experiencing ‘high demand’

LANCASHIRE Police have urged people to only call 999 in an emergency as they experience ‘high demand’ on Saturday (July 17) evening.

Police said on Twitter that there is also a longer than normal wait on their 101 service for other incidents.

They’ve asked people to use their website to report any non-emergency incidents.

In a tweet police said: “Good evening folks, please be aware we are currently experiencing high demand and there is a longer than normal wait on our 101 service.

“Please only ring 999 if it is an emergency.”