Florida man climbs up cellphone tower

Posted at 11:44 AM, Oct 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-19 15:42:48-04

HIALEAH, Fla. — There was a scary scene out of Hialeah, Florida on Friday morning as a man climbed up a cellphone tower for unknown reasons. 

Police and Fire Rescue were on scene as the man continued to climb higher up the tower, eventually making his way to the top. 

According to WPLG, the man appeared to yell at authorities from the tower while clapping his hands at them. The station also reports that a relative of the man says he suffers from mental health issues. 

The man came down from the tower around 3 p.m. after firefighters started climbing up to him, according to WPLG.