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Police identify man who scaled Trump Tower

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(AP) -
The New York Police Department has identified the man who scaled the glass facade of the Trump Tower using large suction cups.
   The NYPD said Thursday that the climber was 19-year-old Stephen Rogata, of Great Falls, Virginia. He was arrested on charges of reckless endangerment and criminal trespass.
   Police previously identified him only as a Virginia man and said he was 20.
   The man had said he was seeking "a private audience" with Donald Trump, though it's not clear what he wanted to discuss. He spent hours scaling the building Wednesday before police grabbed him through a window on the 21st floor.
   The tower is headquarters to Trump's Republican presidential campaign and his business empire. Trump also lives there, though he was away Wednesday.
   It wasn't immediately clear if Rogata has an attorney.
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