Mt. Vernon EMTs Remove "Crackhead" from Wall
The filmmaking is poor and doesn't build the scene is a satisfying way, but some things are interesting just because they happened. Here Mt. Vernon, New York emergency medical, police, and fire department personnel extract a man from the wall of an apartment. The poster claims the man is his upstairs neighbor, who went in there to smoke crack, though why someone would smoke in a wall when he has an apartment, we can't figure out. The public servants break through the sheetrock of a closet and call out, "Come to the light, Gollum!" then hustle the man, clad only in festive shorts, out of the apartment and (presumably) to a waiting cop car. Now that's one more thing you can add to your "I saw this guy once" list.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in New York, delivered to your inbox.