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Urban explorer gets stuck near abandoned Glenwood Avenue silo

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A man believed to be taking part in an urban exploration was rescued from an abandoned grain silo in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood in Minneapolis early Thursday morning.

Minneapolis police confirmed 3 people were exploring the silo of the former Fruen/ConAgra mill on Glenwood Avenue near Thomas Avenue before 2 a.m. One man apparently fell 50 feet, but he wasn't badly injured and able to communicate with police and firefighters on-scene to facilitate the rescue. After he got out of the silo around 2:30, he walked to the ambulance and was brought to the hospital to be checked out. Police did not say if he was issued a ticket or if any charges will be filed against him.

The silo is a popular spot for urban exploration -- often shortened as UE -- which is when individuals explore man-made structures. Many of them are abandoned or forgotten components of a city.


The silo is a popular spot for urban explorers.

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