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Man arrested after climbing the Cheesegrater in London

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A shirtless man climbing the Cheesegrater in London (Theo Livesey/PA)

A man has been arrested after a free-climber was seen scaling the Leadenhall Building in central London.

Footage of the incident on Friday showed a man climbing the 225-metre-tall skyscraper, also known as the Cheesegrater, without the use of climbing equipment.

City of London Police said a suspect was met by officers on the roof and arrested

He was later taken into custody.

Chief Inspector Tom Fisher, City of London Police said: “A man has been arrested for aggravated trespass after climbing up the Leadenhall building in the City.

“We were called at 09:06 and quickly put a cordon in place. He was met on the roof by police officers and taken into custody.”

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