A French stuntman who in scaling skyscrapers has been from climbing any building in the UK. Alain Robert, 56, was a 20-week prison sentence on Friday, for two years, for scrambling up London's 201-metre Heron Tower. Mr Robert, "the French Spiderman," was also handed a $7,000 fine for disruption and for a "large scale" emergency response. Hundreds of people in the street to watch him the building and a number of emergency services were called. Using his usual climbing method, Mr Robert the London tower using only his bare hands. He never ropes or other safety equipment.
The judge who over Mr Robert's case the climber: "You are demonstrably an accomplished climber, but there always the danger that your actions could imitated by those less proficient, with potentially fatal consequences." Another judge the incident as a "publicity stunt". He out that it appeared Robert had been to climb the building because he was a T-shirt emblazoned with the logo of a company. Robert was for his arrest. When London Police him at the foot of the tower on Thursday, he immediately handed officers his passport and the telephone number of his lawyer.