• Man climbs 400-foot tower at Orlando TV station

    By: Jason Kelly


    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A man climbed a 400-foot microwave tower Wednesday at an Orlando television station.

    Police said they were called shortly before 11:15 a.m. to WKMG-TV's studios on North John Young Parkway near North Orange Blossom Trail after someone discovered a backpack in the area and noticed the man climbing the tower.

    Investigators said they believe the man is in his 30s or 40s and they do not know why he climbed the tower.

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    Police said crisis negotiators are talking to the man in English and Spanish.

    No other details were given.

    Check back and watch Channel 9 Eyewitness News for live updates on this developing story.

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