EastEnders fans mock Sharon Mitchell for dialling 999

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From Digital Spy

EastEnders fans have been mocking Sharon Mitchell for dialling 999 over stalker Tom's nuisance calls last night (October 12).

Sharon (Letitia Dean) decided to take matters into her own hands when Tom Bailey continued to harass her friend Michelle Fowler – who is trying to move on with her life following their brief romance.

Following a number of strange gifts and creepy messages, Michelle reached the end of her tether in Thursday's scenes when Tom persisted to call the Mitchells' house phone countless times.

When Michelle revealed that Tom had tried to get through 10 times on that day alone, a fed up and concerned Sharon decided that it was time to inform the police.

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However, viewers were left amused that Sharon dialled 999 – when this wasn't exactly an emergency.

Although we didn't actually see the number Sharon dialled, we did hear the operator on the other end asking which emergency service she required – implying that she definitely did phone the emergency number.

While it's indisputable that Sharon should be taking some form of action to prevent creepy Tom's antics, was it really necessary to dial 999 for a nuisance caller? We don't think so, Shazza!

Fans on Twitter were quick to poke fun at her slight overreaction...

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