World News – Police say a 24-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon after he climbed a cable beam to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Yaroslav Kolchin is seen climbing on the beam and then getting arrested in the video shown above that police released.
Kolchin, who was not injured, took photos from the tower on top of the bridge, police say. He was arrested on the bridge by the NYPD’s Aviation, Harbor and Emergency Service units.
Kolchin was charged with reckless endangerment, obstructing governmental administration, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct. Information on a lawyer for him was not immediately available.
There have been concerns about the bridge’s security in recent months after people climbed to the top and raised white flags on the world-famous span.