S.C. police say would-be restaurant burglar gets stuck for nearly 7 hours in grease vent

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 reported 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 was 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, http://www.postandcourier.com