Couple locked in bedroom after door handle fell off

Firefighters had to pass a screwdriver through a window to help a couple who found themselves locked in a bedroom with no door handle.

Friday, 26th February 2016, 7:46 am
Updated Friday, 26th February 2016, 8:50 am
Couple locked in room rescued by fire crews

One crew from Preston went to the address in Dallas Street, Preston at 3am this morning to find the couple stranded after the door handle had fallen off.

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Using a ladder, one member of the crew passed a screwdriver through the window and the unlucky duo managed to pick their way to freedom.