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Boys dial 911 in search of Santa

Brothers, ages 3 and 6, use dad's cellphone to dial up North Pole

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MAYVILLE, Wis. – Forget the mall.

Two young brothers in Wisconsin recently turned to 911 in search of Santa Claus this holiday season.

The boys, ages 3 and 6, apparently thought the best way to get in touch with the North Pole was by phone, using their dad's cellphone to dial 911.

While they may have been hoping for the big guy himself, their call drew police to the boys' Mayville home instead, the Beaver Dam Citizen reported.

Responding officers gave the brothers a bit of advice: If you want to talk to Santa, do it in person.

This story courtesy our sister station in Houston, KPRC.