Trump Tower climber captured after hours-long standoff

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Published on 11 Aug 2016, 0:33
A 20-year-old Virginia man scaling Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan with suction cups and straps Wednesday was safely pulled in through a window by police, ending a several-hour stunt that got him to the 21st floor and on to the television screens of millions of people worldwide.

His motive, according to police: he wanted to climb to the top of the tower and eventually get a personal meeting with Donald Trump.

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