SMH News – Man Falls Off Roof Robbing CT K-Mart; Man Dies Wedging Himself Between Buildings in Police Chase; Men Drill Into CitiBank, Steal $0
SMH (Shaking My Head) News is your weekly source for facepalming headlines from Connecticut and other parts of the country where people are doing stupid things.
In this week’s edition of SMH News:
Police responded to the former Kmart building on Main Street in Torrington, because of a 911 call that someone fell off the roof. However, when they arrived they found out there was a lot more to the story.
Fox CT reports that Torrington police officers were called to the scene when one of the two alleged robbers called for help for his accomplice who had recently fallen off the roof. Police say the men were there with intentions of robbing the store, specifically to steal copper from the air conditioning units on top of the store.
The two 33-year-olds, Jason Alexson, and Jackob Newman, have been charged with larceny, trespassing, and criminal mischief.
The NYPD are searching for three men who drilled through the floor of a Manhattan bank over the weekend and tried to cut into ATMs inside.
The men were able to get into the basement of a nearby building and drill into the ceiling to get into the CitiBank on Park Avenue South in midtown at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, according to NBC New York.
NBC New York reports that the three men left the bank without a single dollar, and are currently at large.
A man who died after becoming wedged between two buildings in the Lockwood Gardens area of East Oakland on Sunday evening was wanted for a $10,000 warrant, police said.
Patrol officers stopped the male driver around 5:45 p.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of 65th Avenue, as part of a routine traffic enforcement stop, according to NBC Bay Area. About a minute later, the man fled on foot into nearby yards.