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Bobbies on the Tweet! Barking and Dagenham police launch 12-hour ‘Tweetathon’

PUBLISHED: 11:29 05 February 2015 | UPDATED: 11:49 05 February 2015

Sergeant Gary Routh at Barking and Dagenham Police

Sergeant Gary Routh at Barking and Dagenham Police

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Don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled on the police’s Twitter feed today.

Bobbies from Barking and Dagenham are hosting a live “Twitterthon” inviting followers to watch events as they unfold.

The aim is to encapsulate a day in the force as people phone in with emergency 999 calls and non-emergencies via the 101 number.

The police are using the event as a witness appeal, calling for people to come forward and help with investigations.

Followers can tweet a question using the hashtag #MPSBarkDagLive.

The “Twitterthon” finishes at 9pm tonight. You can follow it using the hashtag #MPSBarkDagLive


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