A man who on Sunday evening suspended himself from the side of Trump Tower in Chicago, sparking a 14-hour standoff with a SWAT team, has escaped from an ambulance, police told Fox News on Tuesday.
The man escaped just before 5:30 p.m. while being transported by private ambulance from NW Hospital to another hospital, Chicago police said.
Police confirmed to Fox News that he is the same 31-year-old man involved in the Trump Tower incident.
The man was taken into custody early Monday after a 14-hour standoff with authorities, the Chicago Tribune reported. He began dangling from the tower’s 16th-floor balcony around 5:30 p.m., asking to speak to President Trump, Chicago Police spokesman Tom Ahern said.
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