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OOPS! | Old Story, New Twist

News of the Weird

By News of the Weird

Published March 19, 2020

OOPS! |  Old Story, New Twist

Dylan Bryant found more adventure than he expected on Feb. 23 as he explored a bayou in southwest Houston.

Bryant told KTRK his exploration took him about 100 yards down a sewer line before he became trapped. "I can't go back because of how I had to scooch through," Bryant said. "I'm in the middle of raw, open sewage in this little bitty box."

From under the street, Bryant yelled for help and a man heard him, then asked a passerby to call 911.

Firefighters arrived and pulled Bryant out of his smelly predicament. [KTRK, 2/24/2020]

An Oklahoma City homeowner hearing noises in his attic suspected squirrels might have gotten in, but when he went to inspect, he found instead ... a man, lying on a mattress.

KOCO News reported on Feb. 28 the unnamed homeowner called 911 and reported a "stranger in my house. ... I have a gun on him right now."

Police responding to the call told reporters "there was actually somebody that appeared to have taken up residence in (the) attic," and the home has a staircase "that goes up the side of the house with attic access."

The homeowner escorted the squatter at gunpoint to the driveway, where officers were waiting. [KOCO, 2/18/2020]

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