Police say naked woman climbed flagpole, threw glue off building
By Kristen / Producer
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Police say they've sent a 34-year-old woman to the hospital for a mental evaluation after she made a naked flagpole climb on the roof of a downtown Portland office building.Police said she stripped about midnight Wednesday, hauled down the flag and then wrapped herself in it, brandishing a lighter and fire extinguisher.Then, officers said, she began throwing construction glue from the building, listed as having 12 floors. Several vehicles were damaged.Officers say she appeared to be in a mental health crisis and may have been taking stimulant drugs.Arson investigators said they didn't know whether she was linked to a rooftop fire at the nearby 15-story Yeon Building that broke out about the same time.Firefighters contained the fire in about 20 minutes.
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