A section of downtown was closed off last night as police handled a man who was in distress and climbed to the top of a crane.

The incident happened on King Street and lasted well into the evening. Police, EMS and firefighters were on scene and were warning passerby’s to stay clear of the area.

Not much has been released about the incident but it has been reported that the man was safe and the situation deemed concluded.

It is unclear if charges are pending.