(Via WorldNet Daily)
Some students from the Fernandina (FL) Beach High School are really lucky--their student film production, shooting a scene at a local post office, was mistaken for a crime in progress, and a full SWAT response ensued.
On Thursday evening, the teens packed into the building with their costumes, scripts and fake plastic guns.
A patron at a bar across the street apparently missed the film equipment, only saw the plastic guns, and called the police.
"We respond as if [there was a] felony crime in in progress," said Lt. Jim Coe with Fernandina Beach Police.
Luckily, the first person to exit the building was the postmaster, who was unarmed (either with a real or a fake gun) as was able to explain the situation to the police.
Here's the kicker:
Officers say charges against the students are unlikely, but they might be asked to reimburse the police department.
Well, I hope charges are unlikely, but they're going to have to reimburse the police for doing their job?
Next thing you know, we'll have to pay a fee if we ask the cops to show up and investigate a break-in.