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Man arrested after falling through attic while hiding from police

Police in Oregon say officers were about to leave the premises when the suspect fell through the ceiling – and into their hands.

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POLICE OFFICERS in Oregon say a domestic disturbance suspect more or less fell into their hands — through the ceiling.

Portland police were called to a home yesterday to deal with an intoxicated man reportedly threatening his relatives.

Lt Robert King says they found him barricaded in the attic and determined he wasn’t a threat, so they began to leave with the intention of following up later.

They say that’s when they heard a crash and returned to find the man had fallen through the ceiling and onto the living room floor.

Twenty-one-year-old Aaron Deon Kinsey was not injured in the fall. He was booked on domestic violence charges, fourth-degree assault and harassment.

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