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Man smashes through grocery store ceiling, twice

DOVER, N.H. (AP) - Police say a man fell through the ceiling of a New Hampshire supermarket, twice.

Authorities say officers were responding to the scene of a bank robbery in Dover Thursday afternoon when they heard a commotion at the nearby Shaw's supermarket.

Police say they found a 30-year-old man's legs hanging above the store's seafood and deli section. Officers cleared the store, and the man partially fell through the ceiling again above the store's refrigerated meats.

Police eventually convinced the man to come down, and he was arrested on charges of criminal mischief, trespassing and resisting arrest.

It is unclear how the man got into the ceiling.

Police say they arrested a different man in connection with the bank robbery later that evening.

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