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Man jumps fence at LAX, do pushups on the runway, police say

A man is taken into custody at the Los Angeles International Airport after he jumped over a fence, ran to a track and did pushups, airport police told Fox News.

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A man is taken into custody at the Los Angeles International Airport Monday after he jumped over a fence, ran to a track and did pushups, police said.

The man, who has not yet been identified, was spotted by an airport police officer just after 1:30 a.m. local time, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Airport Police confirmed to Fox News.

He was taken into custody within two minutes after being spotted on the catwalk.

The view from our @Delta flight to LAX. A man ran on the track and started doing push-ups. Quickly picked up by @LAAirportPD before he could transition to the sprints. @flyLAXairport #LAXPD pic.twitter.com/otYpZDO9cT

Chad Ridgely (@ChadRidgely) August 27, 2018

The police said that the airport, the man traveled, as well as nearby aircraft underwent a security sweep, and the airport was closed for about 20 minutes.

The man is being held by the authorities as they investigate the situation.

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