911 Call: ‘I’m Here; I’m Free Now’
CLEVELAND — Dispatchers received a chilling 911 call just before 6 p.m. Monday from Amanda Berry.
Berry told dispatchers that she had been missing for ten years; she was free now and begged for help from police:
Amanda: Help me, please! I’m Amanda Berry.
Dispatcher: You need police, fire or ambulance?
Dispatcher: What’s going on there?
Amanda: I’ve been kidnapped! I’ve been missing for 10 years and I’m here and I’m free now.
Dispatcher: Ok, and what’s your address?
Amanda: 2207 Seymour Avenue.
Dispatcher: Looks like you’re calling me from 2210?
Amanda: (inaudible) … I can’t hear you!
Dispatcher: Ok, stay there with those neighbors. Talk with police when they get there.
Amanda: (Cries) Ok, hello?
Dispatcher: When they get there.
Amanda: Ok, are they on their way right now?
Dispatcher: Ok, as soon as we get a car open.
Amanda: No, I need them now, before he gets back.”
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