Man jumps fence at LAX, does pushups on runway, police say

A man was taken into custody at Los Angeles International Airport Monday after he jumped a fence, ran onto a runway and did pushups, according to police.

The man, who has not yet been identified, was spotted by an airport police officer just after 1:30 p.m. local time, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Airport Police confirmed to Fox News.

He was taken into custody within two minutes after being spotted on the runway.

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The unidentified man was spotted by Los Angeles International Airport police just after 1:30 p.m. local time.  (Twitter/IMGiatti)

Police said the airfield the man traveled to, as well as nearby aircraft, underwent a security sweep, and the airfield was closed for roughly 20 minutes.

The man is being held by authorities as they investigate the situation.

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