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Burglar saved from chimney

ATLANTA, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Police in Atlanta said a 17-year-old burglar was arrested after he became stuck while trying to climb down a chimney into a home.

Edyn Rodriguez said he called 911 Tuesday when he heard someone shouting for help at the house across the street and police said they arrived to find RanaldoMontez Jack, 17, was stuck in the chimney, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Wednesday.

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The homeowner, Tsehainesh Kidane, arrived home while police and firefighters worked to extract Jack. The suspect, who was removed from the chimney around 1:30 p.m., told officers he had been stuck since about 3 a.m.

Jack was jailed without bond on charges of burglary and giving false information to a police officer.

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