"Despondent" Man Climbs Down From Crane in Downtown San Jose - NBC Bay Area

    "Despondent" Man Climbs Down From Crane in Downtown San Jose

    A man police described as "despondent" climbed to the top of of an industrial crane in downtown San Jose on Sunday night in an effort to bring attention to his situation, causing about 100 construction workers to stay home from work and drawing cameras and witnesses to the unusual sight. After about 14 hours, he changed his mind and began climbing down the structure about 10:15 a.m. What caused him to come down was not immediately clear. When he finally touched ground about 10:30 am., he could be heard yelling as police put him in handcuffs and placed him in a patrol car. Damian Trujillo reports. (Published Monday, Jun 22, 2015) A man police described as "despondent" climbed to the top of of an industrial crane in downtown San Jose on Sunday night in an effort to bring... See More