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Man From New Canaan Arrested After Climbing Brooklyn Bridge To Take Photo

The Brooklyn Bridge.
The Brooklyn Bridge. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Two men from Connecticut were arrested Saturday after trying to climb the Brooklyn Bridge in a quest for a "sunrise-over-the-city" photograph, according to the New York Daily News.

Sean Cody, 26, of Southport and Scott Lockett, 24, of New Canaan were taken into custody soon after the 6 a.m. incident on one of the bridge's beams, according to the Daily News.

Police told the Daily News that the men claimed to have been seeking a better angle for a photograph of the sunrise. Both Cody and Lockett were charged with criminal trespass and reckless endangerment, according to the Daily News.

Click here to read the report from the New York Daily News.

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