Woman rescued from trunk using text messages to 911
JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. — a North Carolina woman was able to seek help while locked in a trunk, using her phone to send text messages to 911.
The woman called first, but then was disconnected.
A dispatcher used a phone to send her text messages.
The texts allowed police to find the car and arrest the woman’s ex-boyfriend.
The dispatcher said 911 centers should be able to use their equipment to text.