Man refuses to come down from 80-foot tree, throws fruit at Seattle police

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SEATTLE --  Police in Seattle are still trying to coax a man down from an 80-foot tree Wednesday morning.

According to KCPQ, he's been there since Tuesday morning, shouting obscenities and claiming to have a knife.

He threw apples, orange peels, pine cones and branches at the officers who tried to get him down.

Police say his safety is their main priority.

The roads around a Macy's store are closed while police try to talk him down.

Meanwhile, the hashtag #ManInTree is trending on Twitter:


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