DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A man was arrested after climbing almost to the top of the Ritz-Carlton skyscraper in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Video shared with Eyewitness News shows him reaching the 53rd floor of the building.
Police aren’t sure why the man climbed the top of the building, but an anti-abortion banner hung on the side skyscraper.
According to social media, the man is a protester who regularly climbs tall buildings.
Officers eventually took the man into custody and located him in less than 30 minutes.