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A man was seen dangling from a rope reportedly off the 16th floor balcony of Trump Tower in Chicago on Sunday evening.

Police were called to the scene at 5.27pm following reports of the man hanging off the building.

Photos and videos emerged on social media showing the figure scaling the tower in Chicago’s downtown as frightened onlookers peered down.

‘CPD, SWAT, and CFD personnel responded to the call of an unknown male threatening suicide and dangling from a rope on the 16th-floor balcony of a residential building/hotel,’ Chicago Police said in a statement.

Police officers and firefighters were on the scene. Officers were seen on a terrace above the man, seemingly urging him to climb up, but he refused to move.

According to the Chicago Scanner the man was threatening to cut the rope or jump.

The man was reportedly refusing to move until he could speak to President Donald Trump.

Trump is not in Chicago at the moment. The president attended a church service in Las Vegas Sunday morning and spoke at a rally in Carson City in the afternoon.

One Twitter user wrote: There is a dude hanging from the 16th floor of Trump Tower right now from a rope threatening to cut it if he doesn’t talk to Trump himself. Chicago is really upping the crazy levels tonight.’

Another person wrote: ‘There is a man dangling from Trump Tower in Chicago, demanding to speak to @realDonaldTRump or he’ll cut the rope.’

The incident comes one day after the United Steelworkers union projected the Biden Harris campaign logo on Trump Tower Saturday evening.

The union used their ‘bat light’ to shine the names of Trump’s opponent’s Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his VP pick Kamala Harris over Trump’s own name emblazoned on the skyscraper.

The $847million 98-story skyscraper that serves as a condo and hotel is 1,390 feet high and was completed in 2009.

A man was seen dangling from a rope reportedly off the 16th floor balcony of Trump Tower in Chicago on Sunday evening.

Police were called to the scene at 5.27pm following reports of the man hanging off the building.

Photos and videos emerged on social media showing the figure scaling the tower in Chicago’s downtown as frightened onlookers peered down.

‘CPD, SWAT, and CFD personnel responded to the call of an unknown male threatening suicide and dangling from a rope on the 16th-floor balcony of a residential building/hotel,’ Chicago Police said in a statement.

Police officers and firefighters were on the scene. Officers were seen on a terrace above the man, seemingly urging him to climb up, but he refused to move.

According to the Chicago Scanner the man was threatening to cut the rope or jump.

The man was reportedly refusing to move until he could speak to President Donald Trump.

Trump is not in Chicago at the moment. The president attended a church service in Las Vegas Sunday morning and spoke at a rally in Carson City in the afternoon.

One Twitter user wrote: There is a dude hanging from the 16th floor of Trump Tower right now from a rope threatening to cut it if he doesn’t talk to Trump himself. Chicago is really upping the crazy levels tonight.’

Another person wrote: ‘There is a man dangling from Trump Tower in Chicago, demanding to speak to @realDonaldTRump or he’ll cut the rope.’

The incident comes one day after the United Steelworkers union projected the Biden Harris campaign logo on Trump Tower Saturday evening.

The union used their ‘bat light’ to shine the names of Trump’s opponent’s Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his VP pick Kamala Harris over Trump’s own name emblazoned on the skyscraper.

The $847million 98-story skyscraper that serves as a condo and hotel is 1,390 feet high and was completed in 2009.

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