Burglar falls through ceiling next to cop

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HOUSTON (AP) — Having poor timing is probably the least of this man’s worries.

Police in Houston say a burglar crashed through the ceiling of a Family Dollar store just as a police officer arrived in response to the report of a break-in.

Police tell KHOU-TV that the man climbed a tree and onto the roof of the store early Sunday morning, and then broke a hole in the roof.

The man fell through the ceiling, landing in front of the officer.