By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man has been safely taken into custody after climbing a 150-foot construction crane off Hollywood Boulevard.

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Police and firefighters were called to the 4850 West Hollywood Boulevard at about 6 a.m. in response to a single patient behavioral emergency – a man who climbed a construction crane. It’s not clear why he climbed the approximately 150-foot crane, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

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The man was safely lowered to the ground at about 9:30 a.m., according to fire officials. He was not injured.

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Hollywood Boulevard was shut down between Berendo Street and Kenmore Avenue, in the vicinity of Barnsdall Park, for the rescue operation.

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