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Oklahoma Man Falls Into Sewer Trying To Recover $20 Bill
March 13, 2014, 9:43 pm
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CBS Houston

LAWTON, Okla. (CBS Houston) – How far would you go for a dollar? How about $20.

An Oklahoma man’s attempt to retrieve a dropped double-sawbuck landed him not in hot water, but in sewer water.

Police in Lawton tell KSWO-TV they rescued a man trapped in they town’s underground water drainage system for two days.

A group of teens heard cries for help coming from a manhole cover and called 911.

“We see a gentleman down in the bottom of it and it seemed that he had been down there a couple of days,” said Sergeant John Chelenza.

“That’s the first time in going on 28 years that we have found somebody down in a storm drain,” he added.

Lawton police officer Alicia Redding also responded to the call. “I was amazed. I was confused how he had gotten down there and amazed that he was still okay,” she told the…

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