Man charged for scaling 70-ft sculpture outside Scotiabank Arena during wind storm

Feb 25 2019, 2:34 pm

A man has been arrested and charged with public mischief after climbing a 70-ft structure outside the Scotiabank Arena in downtown Toronto during yesterday’s wind storm, according to Toronto Police.

According to a tweet, firefighters attended the York and Front Street area to assist the man who had climbed the structure on Sunday afternoon.

He was brought down to safety and then treated medically after being exposed to cold gusty winds for over an hour.

A twitter-user shared photos of a man at the top of the Search Light, Star Light, Spot Light sculpture by John McEwan outside of the Scotiabank arena.

Images show the man clutching the top of the sculpture, and then being brought down to safety.