A woman who was rescued from the operator’s cab of a construction crane in downtown Toronto on Thursday morning has been arrested.
According to police, on Thursday, August 16, just after 6:30 am, officers responded to a call for unknown trouble in the Lake Shore Boulevard West and Bathurst Street area.
Police say a woman allegedly climbed into the crane and damaged it, rendering it inoperable.
Following the incident, police identified the suspect as 34-year-old Lindsey Flockhart.
Flockhart has since been charged with two counts of mischief and failing to comply with a probation officer.
She is scheduled to appear in court on Friday morning.
The nice thing about Crane Girl part 2 is that I didn’t wake up to the sound of construction this morning pic.twitter.com/uTPF9XJxPN
— Erika D’Urbano (@edurbz) August 16, 2018
However, this isn’t the first time someone scaled a crane in Toronto. In April 2017, a 23-year-old woman was rescued from a crane after being stuck for hours overnight in the area of Church and Wellesley.