The full time handyman said: 'When I explain I'm not the man they're looking for they are always very apologetic - but I just want it to stop now.Well, yes. Who could blame him?
'I could see the funny side at first, but 18 months on, I'm getting really annoyed’.
Despite the couple's complaints to West Midlands Police the raids continue to happen and the most recent one took place just two weeks ago./facepalm
Police said there had been a mistake, blaming human error with officers getting the wrong address when responding to 999 calls.Human error? West Midlands Police? Shurely shome mishtake?
Matt and his girlfriend Claire, 42, have been told that officers have been warned to double-check the address before knocking on the door.
He said: 'The amount of times they've told me it won't happen again is unbelievable.’Sadly, though, it’s not. Have you tried converting to Islam? That might stop them.
'You wouldn't think it was that difficult for the police to distinguish between a road and a grove, but obviously it's causing more problems than we think.'*snigger*
A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: 'We can confirm that officers have attended an incorrect address on Repton Road on several occasions.‘Several’..? It was 40, FFS!
'Officers have been in regular contact with the occupier to apologise for the mistakes. A number of measures have now been put in place to stop this happening again.'And none of them are working. Do you employ idiots, or someth…