Man climbs KTLA-TV tower, is refusing to come down [Updated]
[Updated, 9:40 p.m.: KTLA reports that the man has come down and been taken into custody.]
A Mental Evaluation Unit from the Los Angeles Police Department was responding, said Officer Karen Rayner.
The man began climbing shortly before 8:30 p.m., the LAPD said. It was unclear why he began traversing the metal tower.
Police were at the scene monitoring the situation. No other details were immediately available.
-- Robert J. Lopez
Photo: Man climbing tower. Credit: KTLA-TV