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Police: woman gets stuck in handcuffs while 'playing around' with boyfriend

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A young couple came into a police station in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Monday morning because the girlfriend got stuck in a pair of handcuffs, the New York State Police said.

They were "playing around" with the man's handcuffs when he tried to remove them from her wrists and broke the key by accident, police said.

The broken key got stuck inside the handcuff lock cylinder, police said.

A state trooper cut the handcuff from the 20-year-old woman's wrist.

The woman was "extremely embarrassed" but grateful to cops for their help, police said.

State Police did not release photos of what happened "to protect all involved," authorities said.

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