Man Arrested on Birthday For High-Wire Act Atop Portland Bridge

A Portland man celebrated his 21st birthday by tightroping across a narrow cable about 270 feet above the Willamette River in Oregon before being arrested by police, NBC News reported. Benjamin Lovitz spanned the bridge around 6 a.m. and took a picture of the sunrise before walking down. “It was quite the act,” said Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Steve Dangler.

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