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[VIDEO NEWS] “French Spiderman” Alain Robert arrested in Korea

June 07,2018
1) Lotte World Tower, Songpa District, southern Seoul, Wednesday morning

2) Famed climber Alain Robert, 56, scales the building bare-handed.

3) Lotte World Tower is 123 stories high, and is Korea’s tallest tower. Robert made it more than halfway up the building before he was arrested.

4) Firefighters had to approach Robert with an external lift to get him off the building safely.

5) “You are being arrested as a flagrant offender. You have the right to a lawyer…” -Police officer

6) “I have loved the people in South Korea. I was telling my friends, I really appreciate [South Korean people]. Everybody is really gentle.” -Alain Robert, rock climber

7) “South Korea is an amazing country.” -Alain Robert

8) “And now, as far as I understand, I am under arrest.” -Alain Robert

9) “So…the show must go on.” -Alain Robert

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video provided by Seoul Metropolitan Fire and Disaster Management Headquarters
Produced by Wang June-yel
Translated by Kim Hyo-jung
Edited by Matthew Silberman