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Burgle bungle; Man trapped during hotel break in


Police say a man has spent hours stuck inside the roof of a Sunshine Coast hotel, after breaking in overnight. 

Staff called police after hearing noises coming from the roof of Landsborough Pub on Cribb Street around 6am. 

Officers took a look in the roof cavity, where they discovered a man trapped inside.

It is believed he had been stuck there for several hours.

The man was helped down and promptly arrested.

Police allege the man had gained entry to the roof, where damage had been caused to equipment and roof sheeting.

A 30-year-old North Booval man has been charged with break and enter.

He is due to appear before Maroochydore Magistrates Court tomorrow.