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Christmas tree climber is arrested; name is Noel

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Noel Delgado, a 42-year-old Connecticut man, was arrested Wednesday after climbing a light-bedecked Christmas tree in a New Haven park, reports CBS New York.

Delgado had two banners in the tree and was shouting about the holidays. The tree is located in a 16-acre park in downtown New Haven near Yale University, according to the station.

The electricity for the lights was cut as police and firefighters responded to the scene around noon Wednesday.

Officers talked with Delgado and persuaded him to climb down.

Delgado is charged with breach of peace. Police said he refused medical treatment.

Yes, yes - his first name really is Noel.


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