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A man climbed Knott’s Berry Farm’s Supreme Scream ride and refused to come down. Videos show him standing on top of the 325-foot tower.

Summary List PlacementA man climbed to the top of the Supreme Scream tower at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, on Saturday evening, FOX 11 reported. He remained on top of the amusement park ride, which stands at 325 feet, for over an hour, the local broadcaster said. The area around the Supreme Scream was evacuated, but the park did not close, according to CBSN Los Angeles. After around 90 minutes, the man began his descent by climbing down a ladder on the side of the tower. He was detained by police and will undergo a mental health evaluation, CBSN Los...

Man stands on top of the Supreme Scream tower at the Knott's Berry Farm in California

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A man climbed to the top of the Supreme Scream tower at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, on Saturday evening, FOX 11 reported.

He remained on top of the amusement park ride, which stands at 325 feet, for over an hour, the local broadcaster said.

The area around the Supreme Scream was evacuated, but the park did not close, according to CBSN Los Angeles.

After around 90 minutes, the man began his descent by climbing down a ladder on the side of the tower. He was detained by police and will undergo a mental health evaluation, CBSN Los Angeles reported.

Videos of the incident show the man trying to maintain his balance as he stands at the peak of the ride’s tower.

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In a statement, Knott’s Berry Farm said: “At approximately 7:23 pm, Knott’s Berry Farm became aware of a male who had accessed an unauthorized area and climbed the Supreme Scream tower. Park personnel alerted local law enforcement and emergency responders who are now on site.”

The statement continued: “The guest descended the tower at 8:55 pm and is now currently safely on the ground in police custody. No other information is available at this time. The safety of our guests is always our top priority.”

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