SC police catch burglar in restaurant vent

North Charleston, SC - NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (AP) - A would-be burglar who tried to break into a South Carolina restaurant found himself in a tight and a greasy situation.

The Post and Courier of Charleston reports a man tried to break into a North Charleston restaurant by climbing down a grease vent. He got stuck and had to wait almost seven hours until he could be freed.

North Charleston Police said the man was discovered shortly before 5 a.m. Monday when an employee heard someone calling for help. Police arrived to find a foot dangling in a vent above a stove.

Kevin Michael Harley of North Charleston is charged with second-degree burglary. It could not immediately be determined if the 23-year-old Harley had an attorney.

Information from: The Post and Courier,

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