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Queens man still in tree after climbing up two days ago to avoid arrests

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This man’s escape try is getting fairly squirrelly.

A Queens man who tried to avoid arrest by climbing right into a tree Wednesday is still refusing to come down after greater than 48 hours, police mentioned Friday.

The 44-year-old man, who was needed in connection to an alleged assault, has camped out in the tree outdoors a house on 145th Avenue in Jamaica since 2 p.m. Wednesday, police mentioned.

A crowd has formed watching the NYPD attempt to get a man out of a tree outside of 225-14 145th Ave., Queens, where he has been since Wednesday night, to avoid being arrested on various charges.
Spectators with binoculars and telephones watch the stranded suspect in the tree.
Matthew McDermott

Neighbors instructed cops this wasn’t the primary time he had hidden in a tree from police, in accordance to sources. 

Cops have been known as to the home Wednesday for a report of an assault on a lady.

But when officers arrived, the suspect climbed right into a tree from the roof.

Authorities park on a street at 145th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens.
Authorities park on 145th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens.
Matthew McDermott
A crowd has formed watching the NYPD attempt to get a man out of a tree outside of 225-14 145th Ave., Queens, where he has been since Wednesday night, to avoid being arrested on various charges.
Police have but to persuade the alleged suspect to get down from the tree.
Matthew McDermott

NYPD hostage negotiators haven’t been profitable in convincing the man to come down.

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