By CBSLA Staff

BUENA PARK (CBSLA) — Authorities are evaluating whether to file charges against a man who climbed the top of a 300-foot ride at Knott’s Berry Farm.

SKY9 was overhead as the man sat and sometimes stood atop the Supreme Scream ride for nearly two hours.

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Parkgoers spotted the man starting to climb the ride around 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

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The ride was closed as authorities worked to get the man down from the ride safely. The park was not closed.

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Officials say they did not have communication with the man while he was atop the tower. He eventually came down on his own and was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.