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Man Falls Two Stories Trying To MacGyver His Way Into His Locked Apartment

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A man injured himself after climbing a wall using a rope made out of his clothing (Photo by Tim van Vliet via the Creative Commons on Flickr)
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A man who was locked out of his second-story apartment today was injured after he tried to climb up the building using a rope made out of his own clothing.

He and his roommate were both locked out of their apartment building around 1:35 a.m. at Pico Boulevard and 6th Avenue, according to City News Service. While his roommate chose to deal with the problem by sleeping in the hallway, the injured man made a rope out of his clothing to pull himself up to the second floor with the intention of entering through his window, KABC reported.

He managed to get up there, but then fell and landed face first on the sidewalk. City News Service reported he was bleeding heavily. Firefighters transported him to the hospital where he was listed as in critical condition.