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US police: don’t call 911 if you run out of toilet paper

And other stories from the stranger side of life

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Police in Oregon are asking people to stop calling 911 if they’ve run out of toilet paper. “It’s hard to believe that we even have to post this. Do not call 911 just because you ran out of toilet paper. You will survive without our assistance,” said the department on its Facebook page.

Milk thief turns out to be sly fox

When a man in Essex checked security camera footage after noticing his milk delivery had been stolen from his doorstep discovered the culprit was a fox. Antony Neale, 55, said he has now taken to grabbing his daily delivery before the sly thief can pinch it.

Exorcist says victim hovered for six hours

A Catholic exorcist says he witnessed a victim possessed by a demon float up to the ceiling and stay there for six hours. Ron Feyl-Enright said: “In all the years I’ve done this, I could say I've just done about 2,000 involving rituals. In those 2,000, I’d say maybe I’ve witnessed about at least a dozen times people that would actually levitate.”

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