Man detained after climbing construction crane in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Sunday morning police detained a man who climbed a construction crane in San Francisco.

Around 8:40 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of Hayes St. after receiving a call about the climber.

The Crisis and Hostage team was also on scene along with San Francisco Police.

Police do not know how long the man was on the crane, or what his motives were.

However, police believe he had intentions of hurting himself, and he was taken to a hospital for medical evaluation.

He was not arrested, as officers say he was unarmed and posed no threat to police.

During the incident, Muni was reporting that some of their lines in that area were blocked due to police activity, and trains were rerouted.

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