Man ‘dangles from rope off 16th floor of Trump Tower in Chicago’

Man ‘dangles from rope off 16th floor of Trump Tower in Chicago and demands to speak to the president’

  • On Sunday a man was seen dangling from a rope outside the 16th floor of Trump Tower in downtown Chicago 
  • Photos emerged on social media showing the figure scaling the high-rise tower 
  • Police officers were seen on a terrace above the man, seemingly urging him to climb up, but he refused to move 
  • According to Chicago Scanner the man was threatening to cut the rope or jump 

A man was seen dangling from a rope reportedly off the 16th floor balcony of Trump Tower in Chicago on Sunday evening.

Police were called to the scene at 5.27pm following reports of the man hanging off the building. 

Photos and videos emerged on social media showing the figure scaling the tower in Chicago’s downtown as frightened onlookers peered down. 

‘CPD, SWAT, and CFD personnel responded to the call of an unknown male threatening suicide and dangling from a rope on the 16th-floor balcony of a residential building/hotel,’ Chicago Police said to DailyMail.com in a statement. 

On Sunday a man was seen dangling from a rope outside the 16th floor of Trump Tower in downtown Chicago. Police officers were seen on a terrace above the man, seemingly urging him to climb up, but he refused to move

On Sunday a man was seen dangling from a rope outside the 16th floor of Trump Tower in downtown Chicago. Police officers were seen on a terrace above the man, seemingly urging him to climb up, but he refused to move

Police officers and firefighters were on the scene. Officers were seen on a terrace above the man, seemingly urging him to climb up, but he refused to move.

According to the Chicago Scanner the man was threatening to cut the rope or jump. 

The man was reportedly refusing to move until he could speak to President Donald Trump. 

Trump is not in Chicago at the moment. The president attended a church service in Las Vegas Sunday morning and spoke at a rally in Carson City in the afternoon.

The man was reportedly hanging from a rope off a balcony and refused to move when police told him to

The man was reportedly hanging from a rope off a balcony and refused to move when police told him to

DailyMail.com has reached out to the Chicago Police Department for more information. 

One Twitter user wrote: There is a dude hanging from the 16th floor of Trump Tower right now from a rope threatening to cut it if he doesn’t talk to Trump himself. Chicago is really upping the crazy levels tonight.’ 

Another person wrote: ‘There is a man dangling from Trump Tower in Chicago, demanding to speak to @realDonaldTRump or he’ll cut the rope.’  

The incident comes one day after the United Steelworkers union projected the Biden Harris campaign logo on Trump Tower Saturday evening.

The union used their ‘bat light’ to shine the names of Trump’s opponent’s Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his VP pick Kamala Harris over Trump’s own name emblazoned on the skyscraper.

The $847million 98-story skyscraper that serves as a condo and hotel is 1,390 feet high and was completed in 2009. 

The incident comes one day after the United Steelworkers union projected the Biden Harris campaign logo on Trump Tower Saturday evening

The incident comes one day after the United Steelworkers union projected the Biden Harris campaign logo on Trump Tower Saturday evening

The $847million 98-story skyscraper that serves as a condo and hotel is 1,390 feet high and was completed in 2009

The $847million 98-story skyscraper that serves as a condo and hotel is 1,390 feet high and was completed in 2009 

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