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.