COPS sprang a honey trap when they found their police station had been invaded by thousands of bees.
Officers were about to hold an online meeting with the public when the room became filled with the stripy trespassers intent on causing mayhem.Thousands of bees invaded a Northampton police station last Thursday[/caption] Police officers at the station had to cancel a Facebook Live due to the bee mayhem[/caption]
But instead of calling in the Flying Squad — or even a Swat team — Northamptonshire cops at their Wootton Hall HQ phoned a local beekeeper who took the hive into custody.
Officers joked they had launched a “sting operation” after last Thursday’s incident.
They posted: “We had a Facebook Live Q&A scheduled for today on response policing.
“However, the room we do them in has been taken over by a swarm of bees.
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“There are 1000s! Northants Chief has been making enquiries as to whether we could find small enough uniforms & put them to work…#StingOperation.”
One social media user replied: “You guys have got to be pollen our leg with this tweet”, while another asked if they had “Hive Is jackets”.
A third wanted to know if they came up with a “Plan Bee”.