|Slot machine saves German gambler as police arrive|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
BERLIN — A gambler in Germany has been saved from prison by a one-armed bandit.
Police said Thursday that two officers carrying out routine checks at an arcade in the western city of Bochum late last week discovered that a man playing a slot machine faced an arrest warrant.
He had been ordered to pay a 710-euro ($910) fine or go to prison for 71 days after resisting police during a previous incident.
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