Transcript for 'Occupy' Protester Hangs From California Street Sign
-- This individual at some point. With the assistance of others that the investigation is ongoing hence the reason why the crime scene was set up. We're gonna try to identify the individuals that -- assistant facilitated and getting up on the traffic standard. By putting himself above the street which is a very busy thoroughfare and the Santa Monica boulevard he put himself as well as the -- writing community in harm's way. Initially -- when they order was given to come down and the self release initially did declined to do that. But the point -- via air bag with the assistance -- Los Angeles fire department was deployed. And our looked -- division officers contacted him. Explain the risks involved and request that it -- he self release at that point after nearly 45 minutes after refusing to self released he attempted to self release was unable to do so. Do the frankly -- not being very well schooled in in rope techniques in climbing techniques. And then therefore required that we we go up and out physically extricate him from the from the vantage point that he was --
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