Man arrested after climbing New York City's Brooklyn Bridge

Courtesy ABC News

Police were investigating a new security breach on New York City's Brooklyn Bridge after a 24-year-old scaled the bridge and took photos with his iPhone, authorities said.

The incident happened at about 12:15 p.m. Sunday. Video showed the man, identified as Yaroslav Kolchin, walking past security and scaling the bridge.

Aviation, harbor and emergency service units rushed to the scene, and the man was taken into custody.

Kolchin faces charges of reckless endangerment, obstruction of governmental administration, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct -- hazardous condition, police told ABC News.

PHOTO: The NYPD take down white flags that appeared over the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014.

There were no reported injuries or damage in the latest incident.


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