A man was taken into police custody after being rescued from an 18-inch ventilation shaft atop a Beverly Grove restaurant Monday.

Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters were called just after 3 p.m. to the two-story restaurant at 8367 Beverly Blvd., between La Cienega and Crescent Heights boulevards, after receiving a report of the man who was trapped feet-first in the vent, according to the department’s Brian Humphrey.

Firefighters used a high-point rope system with wrist straps to lift the man out of the vent by about 4 p.m. Paramedics at the scene reported the man suffered no injuries, and he claimed to have been trapped in the vent for as much as 24 hours.

The Los Angeles Police Department reported the man was taken into custody and was set to be booked on a misdemeanor trespassing charge, but his name was not released and authorities had not determined how he became trapped in the vent.

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