What kind of security do we have when this keeps happening on the Brooklyn Bridge? Numerous tourists have climbed atop the bridge successfully and now during a heightened terror alert we have this tourist posting a selfie from the bridge…pitiful!
A tourist has sparked security fears in New York after climbing on to Brooklyn Bridge to take a selfie.
David Karnauch became the fourth tourist to clamber on to the structure in less than a year – and said he was never questioned or stopped by anyone before making the ‘impulsive’ climb.
In a photo posted to Instagram, he is seen in sunglasses and a short-sleeved shirt taking a photo with a selfie stick while standing precariously on a metal bar above the flow of traffic.
Speaking to NBC 4 New York over Skype from his home in Chattanooga, Tennesse, he said: ‘You could just get on a beam and it actually had handrails on the left and right side, and I just walked across the bridge and turned around to take a picture.
‘I don’t recommend anybody else do it. It’s not a smart thing to do because I know they take security on the bridges seriously.’
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