Bank Burglary Suspect Falls Through Roof, Is Arrested
Bank heist goes wrong in unusual fashion
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 20, 2013 5:00 PM CDT
It might have looked something like this.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – A burglar who tried to break into an ATM at a bank in San Francisco was arrested today after he hopped onto the roof of a nearby building to escape and fell into an apartment, police said. The 230-pound suspect was not seriously injured. "There was a hole in the roof where he fell through just as we were ordering him to put his hands up," says a sergeant. The man used a crowbar to try to break into the ATM inside a Bank of America branch in the Portola neighborhood around 3:45am, say police. He apparently got in through a ventilation shaft, but tripped a silent alarm in the process. He was on his way out when police arrived, and the chase was on.

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sickdaddy
Sep 21, 2013 2:15 AM CDT
This could have been bmocs son.
HMD-SMD-ITY
Sep 20, 2013 10:09 PM CDT
That's what you get when you use a movie to plan a heist.
rickydarlin
Sep 20, 2013 8:18 PM CDT
all the do da dayyyyy