An Italian woman was forced to turn to firefighters for help after she lost the key to her chastity belt.
The woman, who according to the Independent has not been identified due to Italy’s privacy laws, called into a fire station in the city of Padua to secure her release from the contraption.
According to Italian newspaper Il Matino di Padova, the woman calmly told the firefighters present she had ‘lost the keys to a lock’ and couldn’t open it.
Understandably, lost keys are a pretty common problem for firefighters so they thought nothing of it and went to her address.
However, they were taken aback when the woman then lifted up her sweater to reveal an iron chastity belt complete with iron padlock.
The firemen were concerned the woman was a victim of violence, perhaps being forced into an unwanted and dangerous sex game, but no, this was not the case.
The woman reportedly explained she wore the device voluntarily to prevent herself entering into sexual relationships.
She said she couldn’t find the key anywhere even though she had searched desperately, so turned to the firefighters as a last resort.
Seems like a bit of an extreme length to go to to avoid sex…