Man arrested after climbing construction crane in south Austin

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October 21, 2019 - 8:50 am

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AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- A man has been arrested after climbing a construction crane in south Austin Monday morning.

Austin Police, Austin Fire, and Austin-Travis County EMS were called to the scene around 4 a.m. Monday morning, along South Congress Avenue near James Street. The man refused to come down when asked, and began throwing things from the top of the crane.

The man was taken into custody around 8:30 a.m., after he climbed down on his own.

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