After a British man was arrested Climb more than half of the fifth tallest skyscraper in the world (lie in Seoul) was carrying nothing in his hands, authorities in the South Korean capital reported.
The man in his 20s climbed to the 72nd floor Lotte World Towera building 123 floors 555 meters High. came about 310 meters highbefore firefighters lifted him onto a cable car and transferred him inside the building, FDNY reported. Seoul This is a statement.
More 90 first respondersPolice and other bodies were dispatched to the scene after the man was seen climbing the building on Monday morning, the statement said.
South Korean media identified the man as a free climber george king thompson. He reportedly carried a parachute and told police I want to skydive from the roof of the building.
Police and firefighters did not immediately confirm the Briton’s name or motive.
Kim Thompson Arrested after climbing in 2019 The Shard of London (the tallest skyscraper in the world U.K., 310 meters high) after the building’s owners filed trespassing charges against him. He was jailed for six months and served three years.
In 2021, he’s on the tower stratosphere36 storeys, a residential area in the London Borough stratford island, reached the top in less than half an hour. He said he chose the building because he was alarmed by recent flash floods in the area and wanted to raise awareness of the seriousness of climate change.
Police confirmed they had taken the man into custody, but gave no further details.