Marmalade theft and reporting a murder on Emmerdale among bizarre calls made to 999 revealed by police force

'Hello, police, there's been a murder – on Emmerdale!' Force reveals most bizarre 999 callsOther examples include a dog following a woman into her house and a chicken walking down a roadGreater Manchester Police receive an average 1,371 calls each day | UPDATED: 19:15 GMT, 27 December 2012 Reports of a marmalade theft and a chicken walking down a road are some of the hoax calls that one police force has received. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has released audio recordings of the calls in the run-up to New Year's Eve in an effort to encourage people not to abuse the emergency 999 number