Firefighters came to police’s rescue when a prisoner became stuck in his handcuffs.
Police were having problems unlocking the handcuffs at Grantham police station on Monday, March 22.
A local fire crew from Grantham fire station was called to assist at 8.57pm that evening.
Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to release the 24-year-old man from the handcuffs by cutting them off.
He had been arrested for assault by beating and later released without charge.
A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “This rarely happens, but we’re grateful for the firefighters’ assistance.”