Woman at top of sailboat mast prompts police to Baker Act her

KEY BISCAYNE, FLA. (WSVN) - A woman who climbed to the top of the mast of a sailboat and refused to come down brought out a police response, Tuesday.

The woman was spotted just off Hobie Beach, at the top of the 45-foot mast, looking down. Miami-Dade Marine Patrol and Miami Fire Boats were called to the scene.

The woman was at the top for about 20 minutes and refused to come down before she eventually came down from the mast and was restrained.

The boat was then brought to the Crandon Park Marina.

Miami-Dade Police said the woman was eventually taken into custody and will be Baker Acted.

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