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Vegetable oil frees burglary suspect stuck in vent

There are 4 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Nov 16, 2007, titled Vegetable oil frees burglary suspect stuck in vent. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

Authorities used vegetable oil to free a man who said he became trapped in the vent shaft of a grocery store when he tried to rob it.

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Hialeah, FL

#1 Nov 16, 2007
He did pay for the used vegetable oil I hope. And he’ll also need some cleaning solutions as well to get the oil off. It must have been a slimy situation. You better be care full he might slip though the bars.
Wally Kalbacken

United States

#2 Nov 16, 2007
A towering genius this man is!
Miramar Fire Fighter

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#5 Nov 17, 2007
"He reportedly told police he was able to move through the vent while he was working, so he figured he could use it to rob the store."

Maybe he shouldn't have gone to the "all you can eat buffet" before climbing down that shaft.

Delray Beach, FL

#6 Nov 19, 2007
that's what i was thinking!

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