Staff at Sutton Council call center in UK put on ‘ghosthunter” hats, solve caseby Cherlyn Gardner Strong on Aug. 05, 2010, under Ghosts and Hauntings, Life
The staff at Sutton Council in south London is helpful. In fact, their contact page clearly asks: “How can we help?”
Sutton residents take this offer quite seriously, as reported by the UK Press Association.
While normal queries to the call center range from normal questions about area housing, schools and parking services, the call center receives many odd questions. For example, “How long can I safely store ginger powder for?” and “Can I put a dead fox in my recycling bin?”
A woman called Sutton Council’s call center, related to “parking”, since her car failed to stay parked where she left it. She called to ask if her car was haunted after her vehicle “moved of its own accord.”
After a “paranormal investigation” was conducted, the Sutton Council revealed that a ghost did not move her car: “CCTV footage showed the car rolled into a different parking bay after she failed to apply her handbrake properly.”