UPDATE: Steve was carried out of Trump Tower on a stretcher.

UPDATE: The AP reports that Steve made it to the 21st floor of the 58-story building. He started climbing the building from a terrace shortly after 4 p.m. and is now in police custody. Donald Trump, who lives in Trump Tower, was not in the building at the time.

UPDATE: Steve the Climber has been pulled into the building by police.

UPDATE: A video titled "Message to Mr. Trump (why I climbed your tower)," featuring a man who resembles "Steve," has surfaced on YouTube. In it, he says he's an "independent researcher" hoping to speak with Trump. He also ends it with a message to vote for the Republican presidential nominee in November:

UPDATE: Some outlets are reporting that the climber's name is Steve, and he reportedly "wants to get Trump's attention."


A guy is currently climbing up the side of Trump Tower with suction cups.


That's happening.

Police are hanging from windows trying to convince him to get off.

Here's a live stream:

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