LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man has been safely taken into custody after climbing a 150-foot construction crane off Hollywood Boulevard.
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.READ MORE: LA Begins Process To Make Al Fresco Outdoor Dining Program Permanent
The man was safely lowered to the ground at about 9:30 a.m., according to fire officials. He was not injured.READ MORE: Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck By Subway Train In Westlake District
Hollywood Boulevard was shut down between Berendo Street and Kenmore Avenue, in the vicinity of Barnsdall Park, for the rescue operation.MORE NEWS: CDC Advisory Committee Recommends Pfizer's COVID Vaccine For Kids As Young As 12