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Best of Lateral thinking Puzzles – No. 3

Police are given a tip-off to the location of a man who just murdered someone.  They don’t know what he looks like.

When they enter the room, they see a poker game in progress between a carpenter, a truck driver, a fireman, and a mechanic. Without any hesitation, they arrest the fireman and read him his rights.

How do they know that they’ve made the right arrest ?

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The fireman was the only man – the rest were women.

 

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