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Prison inmate gets his hand stuck in toilet drain pipe

By Mason White 9:37 AM December 3, 2014
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By: Feng Qian
Rescue workers were called to a prison in Pennsylvania, after an inmate got his hand stuck in his cell’s toilet.

Coal Township Police said that emergency personnel and maintenance staff worked together to free the inmate’s hand that was trapped in his cell’s toilet on Sunday morning.

According to the police investigation, the prisoner was attempting to retrieve something he flushed down the toilet. However, his hand became stuck in the drain pipe.

Once the prison staff realized the situation, they alerted emergency personnel and maintenance personnel. The two teams worked together to free the prisoner’s hand.

They removed the toilet, and then the prisoner was able to maneuver his hand out of the pipe. The prisoner, who has not been identified, did not suffer any injuries despite being trapped for several hours.