Alain Robert, the infamous ‘French Spider-Man’ known for scaling the world’s tallest skyscrapers, is at it again. On Friday, Robert climbed the side of Cheung Kong Centre in Hong Kong to unfurl a ‘peace banner’ calling for an end to the recent clashes between police and protesters. However, things didn’t end so peacefully for Robert, who was arrested shortly after he returned to the ground.
Alain Robert, nicknamed the "French Spiderman," scaled up Hong Kong's Cheung Kong Building and unfurled a banner with "a message of peace."
— ABC News (@ABC) August 16, 2019
RT: French Spiderman climbing up Cheung Kong Building in HK..and the view from within. Unclear which floor is it. pic.twitter.com/atEtpbredA
— Alvin L (@alvinllum) August 16, 2019
EARLIER: French Spiderman Alain Robert climbed Cheung Kong Center in central Hong Kong pic.twitter.com/XcccidM8wy
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