Police: NYC man gets stuck on side of building after allegedly stealing 8 pints of ice cream

After allegedly stealing 8 pints of Häagen-Dazs, this man's getaway likely wasn't how he planned.


A suspected ice cream thief went to unexpected heights to make a getaway in East Harlem on Tuesday.

Photos show a man hanging onto the side of a building, WCBS reports.

The man allegedly stole eight pints of Haagen-Dazs ice cream from a local business.

NYPD 23rd Precinct tweeted a picture of the man, saying: "We found him, rescued him & brought a safe conclusion to this precarious icecapade in #EastHarlem. Thank you @NYPDSpecialops Emergency Services for lifting this man to safety."

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Officers were able to get him to safety.

No word on any charges.