NEW YORK - A drone crashed into a building at the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan on Monday afternoon.
Just before 3 p.m., the Port Authority Police desk received word that a drone had hit 7 World Trade Center, according to a spokesperson for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Police officers responded and saw a drone wedged into the steel facade above the front entrance of the building, the spokesperson, Tom Topousis, said.
The cops located and detained the drone operator, a man from Southlake, Texas, at the scene, the Topousis said.
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7 World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, New York City, Aug. 2, 2021. (FOX 5 NY Image)