Utica Police and Fire Department, and the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office responded to the ‘UTICA’ sign in North Utica where a young male has climbed to the top of the tower. The four sided tower is off the bike path, adjacent to the Erie/Barge Canal. Fire officials said that it is an active situation. Utica Police are engaged in negotiations with the man.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.