WATCH: Florida man tries climbing through ceiling to escape sheriff’s office


BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — A Florida man went to new heights in trying to escape capture by authorities.

According to an arrest report, Charles Ryan Holcomb of Panama City Beach was inside of one of the interview rooms of the Bay County Sheriff’s Office on New Year’s Eve.

Holcomb waited to see if agents were watching him and then started to climb up the wall and through a ceiling tile.

When the investigator walked back into the room, Holcomb lost his balance and fell to the floor. Deputies were able to place Holcomb in handcuffs. 

Holcomb is currently facing charges of robbery with a firearm, aggravated robbery, probation of violation, attempting to escape and multiple other charges. 

His next court date is in April.

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