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British police: Stop snowball calls

West Bridgford, England -- An English county's police department is pleading with the public to stop calling the emergency line to report snowball throwing.

Nottinghamshire Police said hundreds have calls have been pouring in about snowballs since the weather took a turn for winter, with 120 calls alone made between Tuesday morning and Thursday morning, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday.

''We are advising people to only ring us if there is an incident with snowball throwing that it seems only police can deal with," a police spokesman said.