Police rescue man on crane on 71st floor of Lower Manhattan building

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Sunday, August 13, 2017
Man rescued from crane in Lower Manhattan
Lauren Glassberg has the details after a man was rescued from a crane in Lower Manhattan.

LOWER MANHATTAN, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police rescued a man on top of a crane on the 71st floor of a building under construction in Lower Manhattan.

The incident happened Saturday shortly before 9 p.m. near Fulton Street and William Street.

The man was taken into custody. He was said to be wearing a camera around his neck.

The man was on top of the crane for about an hour and a half.