August 16, 2011
German boy, 11, calls police over housework
A boy of 11 called a German police emergency line to complain of “forced labour” after his mother told him to help clean the home.
Police say the boy from Aachen, who has not been identified, spoke to an officer via the 110 number.
They say he complained: “I have to work all day long. I haven’t any free time.”
His mother told the officer the boy had kept threatening to call them, having repeatedly complained of having to do housework during the school holidays. (via BBC News)

German boy, 11, calls police over housework

A boy of 11 called a German police emergency line to complain of “forced labour” after his mother told him to help clean the home.

Police say the boy from Aachen, who has not been identified, spoke to an officer via the 110 number.

They say he complained: “I have to work all day long. I haven’t any free time.”

His mother told the officer the boy had kept threatening to call them, having repeatedly complained of having to do housework during the school holidays. (via BBC News)

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