Teens Help Save Man Stuck in Sewer

Young adults hear voice echoing out of a manhole and dial 911 for help.
3:00 | 03/08/14

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it. Thanks, Linzie. New details about a man who dropped a $20 down a drain and wound up trapped underground for two days. We're now hearing the 911 calls from the teens who were shocked to discover a voice coming out of a manhole and being called heroes themselves. ABC's frishl Franzen has the details. Reporter: This morning, we are hearing from the Oklahoma teen to sky a man trapped in a manhole. Jonathan gatlis says the cries came out of nowhere as they were walking home in Lawton. We were supposed to be meeting up with a friend at the basketball courts and so we weren't quite there. I thought it was just them yelling at me. Reporter: Turns out it was coming from beneath this manhole in the middle of the street. Then he said I'm down here in the sewerment I'm down here. We put our flashlights down there and saw him. We were just like flipping out. He was like call 911. Reporter: Gatliss. 911, what's the address of the emergency. I'm at 6th street and Arlington and there's a man down this manhole and he's stuck. He's stuck? He's stuck under it, yes. Reporter: Stuck, police say after the unidentified man went on the chase for a $20 that slipped down into the storm drain. We see a gentleman down in the bottom of it and seemed like he had been down there a few days. Reporter: Stranded in a narrow pipe and officers say disoriented after getting lost in the maze of underground drains. Okay. So hurt at all or is he just stuck and can't get out? Let me ask him. Are you hurt? He's fine. He's just stuck. Reporter: Eventually pulled to safety. Police and ambulance and firefighters they responded great and they got the guy. They helped him right away. We were just like screaming, like, wow, did we reel like really save him? Reporter: His lucky day. Except for the money. That $20 still nowhere to be found. Michelle Franzen, ABC news, new York.

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