Man gets stuck between buildings while trying to impress his date
In case you needed the reminder: never ever assume you can do parkour or other such acrobatics.
This is the mistake made by a Pittsburgh man who got himself wedged between two buildings in the middle of the night, until police, firefighters and public workers broke him out. Pittsburgh authorities report that the man was trying to impress his date by jumping from one rooftop to another.
Pittsburgh Public Safety Officer Sonya Toler told CBS Pittsburgh, "He is not quite on the ground. But he is wedged between these two buildings pretty well."
Once he'd gotten stuck, the rescue took more than three hours. CBS Pittsburgh reported that initial attempts to break down the wall of a nearby Qdoba restaurant to reach him were unsuccessful, while paramedics rappelled down to his location.
Eventually public works brought in heavier equipment, and he was finally pulled out from behind the Qdoba with only ankle injuries and new insights into his jumping skills.
The man's identity has not been released, which he is likely very thankful for.
The next morning, the other neighboring restaurant, a Bruegger's Bagels, issued an apology for opening late due to the incident. They weren't very impressed, but offered coupons once they reopened.
Since the incident, Pittsburgh Public Safety has been asked on Twitter whether the man would be getting a second date. They replied, "That is something that we do not know."