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'French Spider-Man' in custody after scaling 700-foot tower in Philippines

Urban climber Alain Robert was in police custody in the Philippines on January 29, after scaling the GT International Tower in Makati, a city in Metro Manila. Footage posted on Twitter by Deonah Abigail Miole, who was working in the building at the time, shows the “French Spider-Man” scaling the building, taking a short break on a window ledge and then making his descent. The video ends with a shot of a large crowd of onlookers viewing the spectacle. According to local media, Makati police said Robert may be charged with trespassing or public disturbance. Credit: Deonah Abigail Miole via Storyful
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