A burglar was left red-faced, greased and under arrest following his brash attempt at robbing a chip shop in Christchurch (New Zealand). The 18-year old unnamed opportunist tried to clamber his way through the chip shop's extractor fan vent but (embarrassingly) managed to wedge himself tightly in the vent, unable to pluck himself free.
The man realising his predicament was left with no choice but to yell for assistance, a bystander upon hearing his cries called the emergency services. Inspector Rick Jury of police communications speaking to NZ Newswire said, "Someone heard him calling for help, and the Fire Service was needed to free him." Far from a ‘heave - ho' affair, the fire service had to cut through the vent to free the man who was said to be suffering from symptoms of hyperthermia.
According to a member of staff of the chip shop (Mr Fish & Chip Shop), confirmed the shop had been targeted before. It is thought that the man will be charged for burglary in the next few days.
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