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Texas ATM spits out pleas for help

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Laurie Berry | 16 July, 2017, 06:08

Corpus Christi police Lt. Chris Hooper says the contractor became stuck Wednesday when he was changing a lock to a Bank of America room that leads to the ATM.

When people came to the ATM to get cash, the contractor slipped notes through the receipt slot begging for help since he left his cellphone in his truck.

But he got stuck in the room because he didn't have the keycard he needed to release the lock.

One customer who received a note showed it to a police officer passing by, which prompted a call to the boss and a rescue operation. The man was a contractor who was working on the machine when he accidentally locked himself inside, said Corpus Christi police officer Gena Pena.

A police officer says the man was stuck inside the ATM
A police officer says the man was stuck inside the ATM and was trying to attract attention

The repairman wrote "several" pleas for help to people using the drive-through ATM, but it is unknown how many notes were passed on.

It sounds like a good idea and the notes were pretty straightforward reading, "Please Help". "Please help. I'm stuck in here, and I don't have my phone. Please call my boss" along with his boss' phone number.

The man later told the police he had been screaming for help.

Police freed the man, but since there was no crime committed, details and records are slim, Lt Hooper said.

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