Burglary Suspect Gets Stuck In Arby’s Ventilation Shaft For 10 Hours (Without Any Sandwiches)

In another reminder of how real life is not like a movie, police in South Carolina say a man trying to sneak into an Arby’s restaurant in the middle of the night through the roof instead found himself stuck inside a ventilation shaft for up to 10 hours… with nary a roast beef sandwich to keep him company.

The would-be burglary suspect will be resting at the hospital for a few days after his ordeal, reports WPDE News, while cops have charged him with burglary second degree.

The 22-year-old man reportedly fell through the roof during his Monday night ninja attempt, and was only freed the next morning when an employee opening up the restaurant for the day heard him shouting for help.

Police say rescuers had to cut through the ventilation pipe and pull him back up through the roof. He suffered a possible broken arm and was airlifted to the hospital.

Take that as a lesson, bad consumers: You are not in Mission: Impossible and the universe has its own way of dealing with you if you forget that fact.

Police: Man stuck in ventilation shaft at business after trying to break in [WPDE]

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  1. RupturedDuck says:

    You want curly fries with some horsey sauce?