Man trapped in ATM in Texas rescued after releasing ‘help me’ notes

Man trapped in ATM story : A person who had come to withdraw cash from a Bank of America ATM on Wednesday in Corpus Christi, Texas was in for a shock when the cash receipt slot released a handwritten note requesting for help.

The note was written by a trapped ATM personnel who wrote that he was stuck inside the attached room and did not have his phone. He also gave a number of his boss in the note to inform about the same.

USA Today reporting on the man trapped in ATM story, wrote that the trapped man was a contractor who accidentally got locked inside the room when he was working on the ATM machine.

As a ploy to come out of the room, the man went on passing notes to catch the attention of cash withdrawers.

Bank of America ATM

Bank of America ATM. Photo courtesy of Bank of America Corporation.

It has been reported that whoever had seen the notes had thought it was a joke and didn’t take it seriously until one of them finally acted by informing the police.

The incident happened at the 400 block of North Mesquite Street located ATM. As per reports, the police arrived at about 2:05 PM and had to kick the door to bring the man out. Otherwise, they could not hear the voice of the trapped contractor who was lucky to survive the ATM incident.

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