facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Man hiding from girlfriend gets stuck in garbage chute

May 17, 2012 at 4:51 PM   |   Comments

TYUMEN, Russia, May 17 (UPI) -- A man who had to be cut from a garbage chute in the Russian city of Tyumen told emergency workers he was hiding from his girlfriend.

The 32-year-old man said he was on the eighth floor of his building when he decided to disappear, RIA Novosti reported. He went into free fall before getting wedged in at the fifth-floor level of the garbage chute.

"An eyewitness reported to the regional rescue service that there was a man in the chute," said Elena Tretiyachenko, a spokeswoman for Emergency Response Services.

Tyumen is in western Siberia.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Black bears fight on suburban New Jersey street Black bears fight on suburban New Jersey street
2
Groom carries bride, falls on top of her Groom carries bride, falls on top of her
3
150 cats found in home of known hoarder 150 cats found in home of known hoarder
4
Store owner threw chili powder at armed robbers Store owner threw chili powder at armed robbers
5
Some see 'Jesus' in smoke of California fire Some see 'Jesus' in smoke of California fire
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback