Transcript for Thrill-Seeking Teen Breaches Security at World Trade Center and Gets to Top
To that breach of the top of the new World Trade Center a teenager sneaking his way to the very top 104 stories unnoticed. ABC's Cuban leaders on what we've learned tonight where was security and that officer at the top. It's an American symbol of strength. Massive one World Trade Center 1776. Feet high towering over the 9/11 memorial. This very spot attacked twice by terrorists officials promised this would be the most secure high rise on -- So how -- did sixteen year old Justin Gasquet who seen here on his FaceBook page standing on a railing with the tower in the background. Climbed to the very top. Police tell us at 4 AM the -- squeezes through a one foot opening in the fence around the construction site. Climbed the scaffolding up to the six floor. Took the elevator to the 88 floor then walked up the stairs to the hundred in fourth floor where he went right past an inattentive security York. On the roof he climbed the ladder up to the antenna. Around 6 AM he was spotted by -- construction worker when he tried to leave and he was of -- He also had to go through two additional security checkpoints on site. Obviously it's shocking and troubling and I don't know how possibly could have happened. He is now charged with criminal trespass. And could get more than three months in jail friends say he was a thrill seeker he's -- type of kid who see something people like you crazy for doing it he realizes that's not that's nothing. And he would do it. The Port Authority which handles security for the site said in the statement we continue to reassess our security posture at the site. And are constantly working to make this site as secure as possible. And walking along the perimeter we can't find any easy way and in fact security is tight you can see those card readers right there. -- David clearly there was a massive security -- And it was really something GO thank you.
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