Police detained two CNN employees after they allegedly attempted to slip past security into the One World Trade Center site.
The New York Post reports that the two employees, Connor Boals, 26, and Yon Pomrenze, 35, were stopped at a security gate and later charged with trespassing, obstructing governmental administration and disorderly conduct.
A CNN spokesperson told the Post that the pair, identified by the newspaper as producers, were not on an official assignment from the network.
“We were just made aware of this and are actively looking into it,” the spokesperson told the paper.
The two men were taken into custody by the Port Authority Police Department shortly after 2 p.m. on Tuesday, according to CBS News. The PAPD later released mug shots of them.
The two reportedly told police that they were attempting to make a point about lax security at the site. In recent months, there have been two high-profile incidents at the World Trade Center site. On Monday, four men surrendered toRead More »from Two CNN employees arrested after reportedly trying to sneak in to World Trade Center site