A man climbing on cables of the Brooklyn Bridge forced two lanes to be shut down during Thursday's morning rush as rescuers worked to help him down, officials said.
Traffic camera video showed rescuers scaling the higher cables as they worked to reach the man following the 6:30 a.m. call.
The NYPD's Emergency Services Unit responded and established dialogue with him, eventually convincing him to come down out of harm's way.
He was taken into custody without incident and brought to a hospital for evaluation.
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