Man stuck in waste container looking for lottery ticket

What are the odds? A 76-year-old man trapped himself in an underground waste paper container in Amsterdam after he clambered in to hunt for a lottery ticket.

He climbed in after worrying that he had thrown out the ticket with other used paper.

Passers-by heard him calling for help and alerted the police who freed him with the help of firefighters.

The man did not find his lottery ticket.

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