Alfred, upon seeing the “man” hanging from the house, immediately ran up to the ladder and tried to “save” the dummy, resorting to calling 9-1-1 when it didn’t respond. And the whole thing was caught on the Heerlein’s Nest Cam.
“I was trying to get him down any way I can. Except when I started talking to him, he never said nothing,” Alfred told USA Today. “Then I thought, ‘Oh my God I hope he's not dead, let me call 9-1-1.’”