Police in the Russian Siberian town of Krasnoyarsk on Tuesday detained a man who tried to rob a small shop mostly selling alcohol.
The police officers arrived at the scene after an alarm went off and found a pair of legs dangling from the ceiling.
According to police report, a 40-year old Krasnoyarsk resident, whose name was not given, tried to get into the shop through a hole in the roof but got stuck. Police managed to free him.
A video released by the local police showed men's legs sticking out from a hole in the damaged roof.
The man told the police he was not the first to climb into the shop. A criminal case was opened against the unsuccessful thief.