Police were called to a house where neighbors heard a man screaming “Why won’t you die?” They also reported hearing a child crying. They thought the man was abusing the child and cops responded with their lights and sirens on. When they entered the house, they found the man trying to kill a spider! That’s what he was screaming at!
MSN.com says that the man admitted that he was terrified of spiders and was trying to kill a spider that had gotten into the house. He was understandably embarrassed. The police found that there was no threat to the child or woman who also lived there so they closed their report with: “No injuries sighted (except to spider), no further police involvement required.”