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Man Rescued From Water Pipe

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Manalapan, New Jersey (My9NJ) - There was a huge police, fire and emergency services response last week after 26 year old Asef Mohammad got stuck in a pipe at a water treatment plant in Manalapan, New Jersey.

United Water workers heard Mohammad screaming from inside the pipe and immediately called police. It took police between three and four hours to harness Mohammad safely from the pipe before he was medevac’d to a nearby hospital.

Manalapan Police Captain Michael Fountain discussed his condition.

“Our concern at this point was for his health, I’ll deal with the after effect as far as the criminal charges and everything later,” he said.

Mohammad is currently under arrest for criminal trespassing.

Treatment plant workers want to assure the public that the safety of the water has not been compromised during this whole debacle.

“There has been no impact to the water quality or the delivery of water from the facility to the community,” United Water Director, Jim Mastrokalos, said.


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