Mum-to-be reported to social services for half decorated home!

Police reported pregnant woman for being a potentially unfit mum

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A pregnant woman who called the police to assist her found herself in hot water after she was reported to social services for her half renovated house.

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Mary Cook, 27, was visited by a female police officer at her home in Staffordshire after complaining about a speeding car. Despite not mentioning her concerns, the police officer reported Mary to social services over her half decorated house, which featured missing wallpaper.

Mary later received a letter from her local council warning her of a potential ‘referral’ for her unborn child, and the council also contacted her midwife over their concerns.

Realising their mistake, Staffordshire council have assured mum-to-be Mary none of the complaints will go against her in the future.

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Doing their job or jumping the gun? And what would police officers say if they saw the state of your home? Let us know…

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