Rescue Attempt At Trump Tower

CBS2 has the latest.

TO SEE IF THEY CAN SEE
ANYTHING.
VALERIE CASTRO FOR US ON
THE GROUND THERE, IN MIDTOWN,
THANK YOU.
PEOPLE WONDERING WHAT ON EARTH
IS GOING ON.
THERE IT IS.
A MAN WITH SUCTION CUPS
SCALING TRUMP TOWER RIGHT
THERE IN THE CENTER OF YOUR
SCREEN.
IT'S BEEN GOING ON FOR A GOOD
105 MINUTES BY OUR COUNT AND
COUNTING.
HE IS ABOUT 18 STORIES UP.
THE BUILDING IS 58 STORIES.
IT'S A SLOW PROCESS.
POLICE ARE TRYING TO COAX HIM
OUT.
HE IS IGNORING THEM.
YOU HAVE TO FIGURE THEY ARE
GOING TO PLAN B OR C RIGHT NOW
GOING DOWN THEIR CHECKLIST.
I WAS JUST LOOKING HERE, WE
HAVE SOME NOTES ON PRIOR SUCH
INCIDENTS.
THERE HAVE IN FACT BEEN SOME
CLIMBERS.
BACK TO 2008, THREE MEN TRIED
TO CLIMB THE NEW "NEW YORK
TIMES" BUILDING.
THIS WAS THE SATURDAY WHEN ONE
GUY TRIED DO IT.
THAT WAS 52 STORIES.
AND HE WAS COAXED DOWN.
HE WAS TAKEN AWAY FOR A
PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION HAVING
DONE THAT BACK IN 2008.
SO THERE'S SOME PRECEDENT BUT
THAT BUILDING WAS EASIER TO
CLIMB APPARENTLY AND THEY HAD
TO CHANGE THE BUILDING'S
DESIGN.
IT LOOKS LIKE THEY ARE
LOWERING DOWN THAT SCAFFOLDING
THAT BUCKET THAT YOU SEE
WINDOW WASHERS USING.
USUALLY WHEN WE COVER THIS
SORT OF STORY IT'S WINDOW
WASHERS WHO HAVE BEEN STUCK IN
THEIR SCAFFOLDING.
THIS IS A BIT DIFFERENT.
SO THEY ARE LOWERING THAT.
HE IS SURROUNDED BY EMERGENCY
RESPONDERS AND A LANDING PAD
IN CASE HE FALLS.
THEY HAVE BEEN CUTTING
WINDOWS.

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