Would-be burglar screams for help as he gets stuck in a PIPE while trying to break into a Houston business
- A man allegedly attempted to break into a Houston business by sliding down a pipe on the roof of the building
- Oscar Ramirez was in the area at the time when he heard the man screaming from the rooftop and called 911
- When fire crews showed up, it took them 45 minutes to remove the man from the pipe before placing him on a stretcher
- The man was taken to a local hospital where he was reportedly in stable condition before police placed him in custody
A would-be burglar’s screams for help could be heard from a rooftop as he struggled to escape a pipe he had wedged himself in while trying to break into a business in Houston.
The unnamed man was allegedly trying to break into a building on Evergreen Street near Hillcroft in Houston.
He apparently got stuck sliding down the pipe and began yelling.
The unnamed man was allegedly attempting slide down the pipe to break into a Houston business on Saturday night
A witness in the area heard the man screaming and called 911.
‘He said somebody was texting him from inside,’ Oscar Ramirez told ABC 13. ‘He said somebody was chasing him from inside.’
When fire crews finally arrived, it took them 45 minutes to pry the man loose.
He was later turned over to local police, who say he was attempting to break into the building.
The suspect was later laid on a stretcher and taken to a local hospital, where he is in stable condition.
Fire crews spent 45 minutes later to remove the man from the pipe he had been wedged in
The suspect was placed on a stretcher and taken to a local hospital, where he is reportedly in stable condition and in the custody of Houston Police