NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — NYPD officers pulled a man out of an air conditioning duct at a Manhattan hotel after police said he climbed inside and started a fire. It happened Wednesday morning at the Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel on West 35th Street. Police say 35-year-old Juan Estrella climbed into the duct work and set his own shoe on fire, 1010 WINS reported. Officers say he is emotionally disturbed and not a guest at the hotel. He was taken for a psychiatric evaluation and is now facing, burglary, trespassing and arson charges.
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NYPD: Man Rescued From Hotel Air Duct After Climbing Inside, Starting Fire