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.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/23 Saturday Morning Forecast
Police say 35-year-old Juan Estrella climbed into the duct work and set his own shoe on fire, 1010 WINS reported.READ MORE: Manhattan, Brooklyn Residents Sue City To Stop Permanent Outdoor Dining
Officers say he is emotionally disturbed and not a guest at the hotel.MORE NEWS: 'Phantom Of The Opera,' Broadway's Longest Running Show, Resumes Performances
He was taken for a psychiatric evaluation and is now facing, burglary, trespassing and arson charges.