Teen rescued from chimney, arrested


GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.,None - A teen trying to break into a Norcross home was pulled out of the chimney Tuesday afternoon, according to the Gwinnett County Fire Department.

News Chopper 2 flew over the home on Lanier Boulevard, where the rescue happened shortly before 1:30 p.m. Gwinnett firefighters said a 16-year-old had been trapped in the chimney since 3 a.m. in an attempted break-in.

Several rescue workers surrounded the chimney and threw down a rope. Within moments, the teen, Ranaldo Jack, in his socks, was pulled out.

After the teen was led down a ladder, he was taken down by two Gwinnett County police officers and placed in handcuffs. There were at least five police cars at the scene.


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