A man called 911 Monday after getting stuck in a donation bin in Mission Valley, police said.
The man was trying to get into the donation container at the Mission Valley Mall parking lot, across the street from In-N-Out Burger, according to the San Diego Police Department.
The burglar could not get out of the container and called 911 for help about 3 a.m., police said.
He managed to get out of the container on his own before his arrest.
No other information was available.