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Published:February 12th, 2009 15:29 EST
Police Arrest Guy Who Sought Aid Removing Handcuffs

Police Arrest Guy Who Sought Aid Removing Handcuffs

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Barnstable, Mass., police Sgt. Sean Sweeney said 21-year-old Allahmanamjad (el-ah-MAN`-a-jahd) Barbel showed up Tuesday claiming he couldn`t get off the cuffs his sister slipped on him at a child`s birthday party.

Police ran Barbel`s name through the state warrant system and discovered he had outstanding warrants on charges of driving with a suspended license, leaving the scene of an accident, threatening to commit a crime and making annoying phone calls." The Associated Press

If you have several outstanding warrants and you can`t remove a pair of handcuffs from your wrists, common sense dictates that you should go to a locksmith, welder or a magician -- anybody but a cop.

It probably wasn`t his sister who cuffed him at a child`s birthday party, but a woman of ill-repute at a wild party. But in any event he should never have gone to the police station.

The cops dutifully removed his handcuffs and promptly slapped on a new pair to arrest him. While he`s in jail maybe he can borrow a book on magic from the prison library so he can learn how to escape from handcuffs.