Can’t a boy just take a nap? An 11-year-old kid was reported missing by his parents, and luckily, he turned up a lot closer to home than anyone thought. He was taking a snooze on the roof of his house!
The two-hour search came to an end as a news helicopter from WSVN-TV spied the boy cuddled atop the roof of his parent’s Miami home. “We spotted the child,” reporter Ralph Rayburn radioed to his assignment desk. “He’s on the roof of his house.”
Police had been searching the neighborhood when the kid was seen sleeping away on a tarp. “He appears to be in good shape,” Rayburn told his colleagues. Officers helped the chagrined boy down from his hiding place.
And why did he run away? Get ready for a little laugh.
He didn’t want to go to summer camp.
For his part, he was very apologetic. “I didn’t mean to cause any trouble,” he said when interviewed. “I didn’t mean to waste any of the police officers’ time. I just do the stupidest things sometimes.”
It’s ok, buddy. And relax, summer camp’s not so bad. Just check out the bonkers-looking brand-new trailer for Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later and you’ll see.