Thursday, Dec 25, 2014Thursday, Dec 25, 2014



Naked Aussie gets stuck in washing machine

Published on Jan 6, 2014 2:06 PM

SYDNEY (AFP) - A naked Australian man was left red-faced after getting stuck in a washing machine during a game of hide and seek, after police had to grease him up with olive oil to get him out.

The man clambered into the top-loader machine on Saturday afternoon in his unit north of Melbourne, aiming to surprise his girlfriend when she got home.

But he became wedged, sparking a delicate rescue effort.

"He was trying to surprise his missus and became stuck," Sergeant Tim Gleeson told the Herald Sun after police, firefighters, paramedics, and a local search and rescue squad used olive oil to manoeuvre the man out of his predicament.

If you are not a subscriber, you can get instant, unlimited access here