'Why Don't You Die': Spider Scream Sparks Panicked Call To Police

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"The toddler inside was screaming but the caller didn't hear the female who lives there saying anything", the report stated. The concerned resident called 000, Australia's emergency response number, prompting a police response.

Emergency services in Western Australia responded immediately, after the caller said they could not hear the voice of a woman who they believed lived inside the house, during the commotion.

Multiple police units arrived at a property on Wednesday morning after a neighbor heard a child's piercing screams and a man repeatedly yelling, "Why don't you die?".

'Apologised for inconvenience to police.

The Wanneroo police department in Perth, West Australia, reported the incident in a now-deleted tweet on their Twitter account, according to The Guardian.

Wanneroo Police spokesman Samuel Dinnison told the BBC, "It's just one of those jobs where you go expecting to see one thing and see another".

"No injuries sighted (except to spider)".

Wanneroo Police posted the original incident report on Twitter with the caption: "Never a boring moment for police!" He said the account should have been transcribed in a separate post.

An Australian man triggered a large police operation after he was overheard shouting at a spider inside his home.

Australia is known to have some of the most risky spiders in the world, although most of the 2,900 species are harmless.

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