FBI suspect dangles LEGS out of 31st floor window of luxury Manhattan condominium building after barricading himself inside and threatening to jump
- Unidentified suspect was cornered at 150 West 56th Street on Wednesday
- Seen legs dangling out of 31st floor window; it is not clear that they are being wanted
- It comes less than a day after a nearby skyscraper shook violently.
The dizzying footage captured a criminal suspect dangling his legs out of a 31st-floor window of a Manhattan condominium building after barricading himself inside.
The unidentified suspect is said to have threatened to jump after being detained by police and FBI agents on Wednesday morning.
The stomach-churning footage shared on crime-tracking app Citizen seemed to show the warning was no idle threat.
Onlookers claimed to have heard glass breaking, though there have been no reports of injuries yet.
The unidentified suspect is hiding in an apartment in the luxurious CitySpire building on West 56th Street, near Carnegie Hall in Midtown Manhattan.
Agents from the FBI, the New York Police Department and the New York Fire Department are at the scene.
It is unclear why the suspect is being sought. DailyMail.com has contacted the NYPD for comment.
A criminal suspect dangles his legs from the 31st floor of the CitySpire condominium building Wednesday morning after barricading himself inside the building.
A close up shows how far the suspect is out the window. His identity has not been shared, and it is not clear what they were looking for.
Onlookers line the end of West 56th Street in Midtown Manhattan Wednesday morning after a criminal suspect barricaded himself in a nearby 31st-floor apartment and threatened to jump out of a window.
A woman was seen brandishing her camera so she could record the dramatic action unfolding before her eyes.
A suspect wanted by the FBI threatened to jump off the 75-story CitySpire tower in Midtown Manhattan.
Footage shared on crime monitoring app Citizen shows dozens of locals milling around the end of the cordoned-off street as they gawk at the drama unfolding before them in the sky.
A Twitter feed monitoring NYPD and NYFD radio communications tweeted: ‘150 W 56th St off 7th Ave. FBI was executing a warrant and subject is now at a window threatening to jump out. Requested staging from the FDNY, NYPD ESU, HNT, and TARU.
CitySpire is a luxury condominium apartment building that boasts of offering “white glove service” for its wealthy clients.
Wednesday’s confrontation came less than 24 hours after the drama at another nearby skyscraper.
The $3.1 billion One Vanderbilt tower that sits atop Grand Central Station was partially evacuated after occupants reported terrifying rumbles and tremors.
A One Vanderbilt spokesperson later told DailyMail.com that the tremor had been caused by maintenance on an elevator used to transport visitors to its Summit observation deck.
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