How a Guy Stuck Behind an ATM Got Out
Via a note the machine delivered
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 13, 2017 3:48 PM CDT
A Bank of America ATM is seen in Woburn, Mass.   (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

(Newser) – Instead of money, an ATM in Corpus Christi, Texas, delivered a note reading, "Please Help. I'm stuck in here, and I don't have my phone" on Wednesday. And while some figured the message was meant as a joke, police did eventually free a man stuck behind the machine. In what police officer Richard Olden tells KRIS is "a once in a lifetime situation that you will probably never see or hear again," a contractor had been changing a lock at a Bank of America location when he accidentally locked himself inside a room connected to the ATM, which he saw as his only way to get help. It isn’t clear how long the contractor was stuck, but police say he's doing fine.

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