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.
The man was safely lowered to the ground at about 9:30 a.m., according to fire officials. He was not injured.READ MORE: Rams Fans Flooding SoFi Stadium In Preparation For Playoff Game
Hollywood Boulevard was shut down between Berendo Street and Kenmore Avenue, in the vicinity of Barnsdall Park, for the rescue operation.MORE NEWS: Sun Valley Man Fatally Stabbed On Saturday Morning