Local Two and three quarter's year old child Billy Bugger has been identified as the mastermind behind a spate of local prank calls in the area.
During a two-week period, Billy used a telephone to call up several local businesses and private residences making 'lewd' and 'suggestive' comments.
Apparently inspired by the countless repeats of his favourite TV show The Simpson's, Billy would ask to speak to a 'Master Bates' or 'Seymour Butts'.
Confused locals said that they suspected something might be amiss because nobody seemed to know of any locals by these names. Also, they say, the voice on the other end of the line was 'babyish' sounding - although many presumed it was just an old toothless man or a retard.
Upon the discovery of the prankster's identity, Billy has been confined to his cot for the foreseeable future, and has had his favourite teddy bear destroyed as punishment -and also as a deterrent to other babies in the area.