A man attempted to scale the Trump Tower in New York City on Wednesday afternoon. He started on the 5th-floor atrium, which is open to the public, and appeared to be aiming to scale all 68 floors of the legendary building.
The climber used a rig of five suction cups and slowly and carefully worked his way up, always leaving two of the cups with a rope as a safety harness that he rested on.
Police attempted to negotiate the man down, but were largely unsuccessful. They also removed windows and vents to try and grab him, but at one point the climber was able to shimmy around them and keep going.
He finally made it to the 21st floor before police were able to safely pull the man into the building and arrest him.
Great job today by the NYPD in protecting the people and saving the…