DeKalb County

Man gets stuck in stove pipe at DeKalb Little Caesars after trying to enter business from roof

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A man got himself into a very sticky situation in DeKalb County Tuesday morning when he found himself trapped inside an exhaust pipe above an oven at a Little Caesars restaurant.

DeKalb County Police shared photos of firefighters cutting the man out of the vent, which appeared to extend from a large pizza oven.

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Police said they got reports about a man trapped in the vent at the Little Caesar’s on Covington Highway around 9:20 a.m.

Police said he “tried to enter the top of a Little Caesar at the shopping center through an oven pipe.”


It took firefighters about an hour to remove him. He was taken to the hospital after he was extracted.

Police said they don’t know how the man ended up in the vent, but they are still investigating.

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The man has not been identified.