24-year-old scales New York City’s Brooklyn Bridge
Police were investigating a new security breach on New York City’s Brooklyn Bridge after a 24-year-old scaled the bridge and took photos with his iPhone, authorities said.
The incident happened in August this year. Video showed the man, identified as Yaroslav Kolchin, walking past security and scaling the bridge. Aviation, harbour and emergency service units rushed to the scene, and the man was taken into custody.
Kolchin faces charges of reckless endangerment, obstruction of governmental administration, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct – hazardous condition.