Manhattan’s now-notorious “Squirrel Man” tried to return to his sky-high “nest” after he was left free to roam — solely to have it torn down as he was carted off again Wednesday.
Hours after being freed with out bail Tuesday for attacking a Post reporter and a photographer, homeless suspect Rewell Altunaga, 44, was noticed as soon as again in his months-long “tree house” in Riverbank State Park.
But he didn’t final lengthy this time, with police and ambulance staff arriving to take him to a hospital, and metropolis staff tearing down his blue tarpaulin-covered digs.
It had been throughout an identical cleanup Monday that Altunaga was caught on digital camera attacking a Post reporter with an enormous department, hitting him within the head, and likewise whacking a photographer.
He was charged with assault and legal mischief — however freed on supervised launch Monday, on the request of prosecutors.
Wednesday’s clean-up appeared much less problematic, with Altunaga taken away in an ambulance, with the NYPD later confirming he was taken to Harlem Hospital.
After he left, helmet-clad staff hoisted themselves into the bushes to slowly dismantle the weird makeshift house that had sparked a flurry of complaints.