Police: Protester Climbs Crane at DC Construction Site

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say a protester has climbed a crane at a construction site in downtown Washington that’s just a few blocks from the White House.

Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman Aquita Brown says police responded to the area of 15th and L streets in northwest Wednesday morning for a disorderly person. Police say 15th Street is closed between L and M streets.

Brown says a protester climbed a crane and refused to allow workers to work in the area.

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