English Mother Sarah Greep Tweets For Help When Locked Inside Church

| by Amanda Schallert
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A mother and jam maker in England tweeted for help instead of calling authorities when she found herself trapped inside a church Sunday.

Sarah Greep, 43, was locked in St. Andrew’s Church in Plymouth after its morning service, but she said she did not want to disturb other families by calling for help, according to MSN Now.

"But it was a lovely day outside, I thought most people would be out enjoying the weather. I didn't want to bother anyone so I just started tweeting,” Greep said in a video she took of herself inside the church.

Greep remained in high spirits while in the church, claiming that she there were many worse places to be trapped and that she did not mind her current location, according to The Independent.

"It's not that bad here anyway," she said. "I quite like it. It's nice and peaceful. There are lots of things to look at, lots of things to read."

Not wanting to draw much attention to her predicament, Greep waited on calling authorities and instead tried to contact a few church volunteers. She also tweeted about her situation.

"Trying to think of best way to get out of this church with minimum disruption,” she tweeted. “It's quite calm & peaceful in here so in no hurry #Plymouth."

Local police saw her tweets and eventually found a warden who had a spare key to the church to free Greep.

If police hadn’t noted Greep’s twitter, she would have likely been stuck in the church until the next service at 6:30 p.m.

Sources: MSN Now, The Independent