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Man arrested for scaling a New York skyscraper— again: VIDEO

The daredevil climbed to the pinnacle of 70 Pine Street, which is almost 1,000 feet tall

April 09, 2016 04:40PM

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 James McNally atop 70 Pine Street

James McNally atop 70 Pine Street

James McNally, a photographer who is known for illegally climbing some of New York City’s tallest buildings, has been arrested for scaling another one, 70 Pine Street.

The nerve-racking video shows McNally sneaking in and then climbing to the pinnacle of nearly 1,000-foot tower last September.

“I’m not naive,” McNally told DNAinfo. “I’m well aware that along with physical risks, there are other consequences — it’s silly to think that you can trespass all the time and you won’t get in trouble for it.”

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McNally also was arrested and charged for his climbing One57, a residential high-rise in Manhattan. He currently faces charges of reckless endangerment and criminal trespass.

Watch him climb 70 Pine Street in the video below, if you dare:

[DNAinfo]Christopher Cameron