Man leads police on foot chase, gets stuck on factory roof - KMOV.com

Man leads police on foot chase, gets stuck on factory roof

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- A man led police on a foot chase through neighborhoods south of downtown St. Louis Sunday night, before getting stuck on a tall factory roof.

Police say officers responded to a call for a man walking along Highway 55. When police approached the man, he reportedly fled on foot, leading officers on an extended chase through several neighborhoods.

Deputies finally tracked the man to a factory roof near 2nd and Cherokee, but police say he refused to come down.

When the man later agreed to come off the roof, he was reportedly unable to get down.

Police and rescue officials spent hours working to remove the man, finally using a crane to bring him into custody.

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