911, not a joke but awkward

I was walking down the street when this woman ran out of a office building, and ran right into traffic while screaming.  Luckly she didn't get hit by a car.  No one was chasing her, as far as I could tell she didn't have anything wrong (other then yelling) so I wasn't sure what to do.  I decided to call 911.  The call went something like this:

Operator:  This is emergancy services.

Me:  I just saw a woman running down the street screaming.

Operator (pause):  And?

Me:  I thought someone should do something, she almost got hit by a car and doesn't seem to know what she's doing.

Operator:  Was someone chasing her?

Me:  No.

Operator:  So you want to report a woman was running?

Me: Yes (pause) and screaming, like something was wrong.

Operator:  Was their anything wrong with the woman?

Me:  I don't know.

Operator: OK, thanks for calling, (hangs up).

About 10 mintues later my cellphone rings.  I answer it and it's a cop.

Cop:  This is officer (whatever).  Why did you call 911?

Me:  Well I saw a woman almost get hit by a car...

Cop:  So someone almost got hurt and you called 911?

Me: It wasn't like that, she was screaming, like something was wrong.

Cop:  OK, where was this woman supposed to be?

Me:  Heading down Smith Street, and she wasn't 'supposed to be' she was doing it.

Cop:  Were is she now?

Me:  I have no idea, she ran off.

Cop: So what do you expect me to do?

Me:  I don't know, I thought I should call in case she was in trouble.

Cop:  (no response)

Me: Can I go now?  I don't know what else to tell you.

Cop: (sounding annoyed) Yeah I guess but expect that I might call you back.

 

 

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