Woman rescued after getting stuck in Glenview bathroom for 5 days

GLENVIEW, Ill. (WLS) -- A woman says she was stuck in a bathroom for five days until her cries for help were finally answered by a phone technician.

Police say the 69-year old diabetic woman got trapped in a shower while house sitting in north suburban Glenview.

The person she was house sitting for had been trying to reach her on a landline for days. When an AT&T phone technician came to see if the phone was working, he heard her cries for help and called police.

The woman was taken to a hospital to get checked out. She is expected to be okay.
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