Man Shuts Down Times Square By Climbing Light Pole

Man Shuts Down Times Square By Climbing Light Pole

This guy earned his fifteen minutes yesterday by climbing a light pole at 44th and Broadway in New York City. His little stunt drew the NYPD's Technical Assistance Response Unit, and resulted in Times Square being shut down—on a Friday.

Police finally got him off the pole yesterday evening, but not without creating quite the spectacle. Click through to feel the pain of each and every commuter.

[via Gothamist]

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Tags: new-york-city, light-pole, times-square, nypd
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