Burglary suspect falls through restaurant roof

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Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013 11:47 am | Updated: 11:53 am, Thu Jul 11, 2013.

BRADENTON, FL. - A man who deputies say was trying to rob a pharmacy fell through the roof of a strip mall, landing in a Thai restaurant.

It happened around 4 a.m. Thursday at Thai Spice restaurant.

A 911 caller spotted someone was climbing onto the roof of the shopping center. Deputies requested a fire truck to lift them and a dog onto the roof, where deputies saw heavy damage.

Deputies unleashed the dog, which bit 29-year-old Byron Newville, who was hiding in a freezer.

Newville was treated at a hospital and will be charged with burglary when he's released.

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