WHEATON, Md. (WUSA9) -- A man who climbed a radio tower in Wheaton is now down and in custody, according to officials.

Montgomery County Fire & Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer says that a man climbed the 300 foot Wheaton Radio Tower at University Boulevard and Viers Mill Road. At approximately 3:15 a.m., he started to climb down the tower.

According to Piringer, police responded to the scene and emergency crews evaluated the man. No injuries were reported.

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