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Man climbs in to toilet, has to be rescued

By T.K. Randall
August 26, 2016 · Comment icon 12 comments

A man in Norway ended up stuck after climbing in to a lavatory to retrieve his friend's mobile phone.
The bizarre incident saw firefighters being called to the scene after Cato Berntsen Larsen climbed feet-first in to a public lavatory and found to his horror that he was unable to get out again.

According to reports, Larsen became sick almost immediately because the toilet, which was not connected to the sewer, contained a large waste tank that was emptied only once a month.
How his friend, who had dropped the phone down there by accident while urinating, managed to convince him to actually climb down inside the tank to retrieve it remains a mystery.

"I did not think twice," said Berntsen. "I panicked because I hate confined spaces. It was damn disgusting - the worst I have experienced. There were animals down there too."

Firefighters finally managed to rescue him from the toilet after an hour spent trapped inside.

Source: BBC News | Comments (12)

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #3 Posted by LoveDuet 7 years ago
There's not enough soap and water in the world...
Comment icon #4 Posted by Dewlanna 7 years ago
He had to be Norwegian, lol
Comment icon #5 Posted by supervike 7 years ago
I think he was just playing POKEMON GO.   He really had to GO.
Comment icon #6 Posted by MissJatti 7 years ago
He either was really thin and skinny, or the toilet hole was very wide.
Comment icon #7 Posted by White Unicorn 7 years ago
He calls the guy that convinced him a friend! Come on now the cell would have been destroyed anyway. Boy this guy was gullible to a practical joke. 
Comment icon #8 Posted by UFOwatcher 7 years ago
There is no better friend than a buddy that will climb into a crapper for you.
Comment icon #9 Posted by AMP1974 7 years ago
Geese Louise batman just how big WAS this toilet??
Comment icon #10 Posted by Black Monk 7 years ago
Just like that scene in Trainspotting.
Comment icon #11 Posted by AMP1974 7 years ago
note to self: see trainspotting 
Comment icon #12 Posted by Silver_Lyre 7 years ago
Not if it was a samsung, they're water proof. Maybe it exploded and his mate pegged it into the water to save his life.

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