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MRI machine sucks up police officer's gun

Feb. 9, 2013 at 5:43 PM   |   Comments

CAROL STREAM, Ill., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- A police officer's gun got stuck in an MRI machine at a doctor's office in Carol Stream, Ill., west of Chicago, officials said.

The incident occurred when the officer responded to a reported burglary Friday, WMAQ-TV, Chicago, reported. The magnetic force of the MRI machine pulled the officer's gun away from him.

No injuries were reported.

Carol Stream police got in touch with the manufacturer of the machine for advice on how to extricate the gun from the machine.

Officers were also investigating the burglary.

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