Naked man climbs billboard; leads to standoff - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Naked man climbs billboard; leads to standoff

FORT WORTH, Texas - Tense moments in Fort Worth when a man climbed up a billboard, stripped off his clothes and threatened to jump.

Police say he yelled down that his name was James Apple and demanded to talk or see his girlfriend. She eventually showed up.

Then after four hours, Apple eventually slid down the billboard, down a ladder and fell to the ground. Police handcuffed him and put him in a patrol car.

Police say Apple was recently fired and had some mental issues in the past.

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