Man asks ‘does anyone have a fag?’ after being stuck down a drain for three days | London

A man has been freed from a sewer after claiming to have been stuck there for three days.

Police were called to Brentwood Road in Romford after residents heard strange sounds coming from a drain.

Speaking to The Sun online Sam Palmer said:

We were looking up and all around. He just kept shouting ‘help’ over and over again but he didn’t say he was in a drain.

– Sam Palmer, speaking to The Sun online

The man, who has not been named, reportedly wandered for six miles around the sewage system in Essex.

According to one resident his first words after being pulled to safety were “does anyone have a fag?”.

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