EMERGENCY crews have been called after a man climbed a crane near London’s iconic The Shard building.
Police, fire crews and paramedics are all in attendance after the man was spotted climbing the crane shortly after 1pm this afternoon.
Witnesses said the man is stood on a platform around 200ft up the crane on St Thomas Street, near London Bridge Station.
The man is believed to have found his way onto the building site of a new apartment complex before climbing the crane.
Scotland Yard confirmed it has sealed off an area around St Thomas Street and London Bridge Street and remain at the scene.
Police were called to the scene just after 1pm today[/caption]
An area has been sealed off around the scene[/caption]