Authorities at Trump Tower detain 'emotionally disturbed' man asking to speak to Trump

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A man was taken into custody on Friday after entering Trump Tower and communicating his intention to speak with the president-elect.

The New York Daily News reports that 24-year-old Roosevelt Pleas, "entered the public atrium at Trump Tower about 10:30 p.m. Friday and willingly went through the security screening."

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TOPSHOT - Letters lie on the sidewalk after workers removed Trump signage from 160 Riverside Blvd. on Manhattan's upper west side, Wednesday, November 16, 2016. President-elect Donald Trump's name will be taken off the three luxury buildings at Trump Place after tenants signed a petition saying they did not want their home associated with the president-elect. / AFP / Bryan R. Smith (Photo credit should read BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images)
Workers remove Trump signage from 180 Riverside Blvd. on Manhattan's upper west side November 16, 2016 in New York. President-elect Donald Trump's name will be taken off the three luxury buildings at Trump Place after tenants signed a petition saying they did not want their home associated with the president-elect. / AFP / Bryan R. Smith (Photo credit should read BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images)
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A man removes letters from the awning of a building formerly known as Trump Place in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. Donald Trump's name is being stripped off three luxury apartment buildings after hundreds of tenants signed a petition saying they were embarrassed to live in a place associated with the Republican president-elect. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
A man removes letters from the awning of a building formerly known as Trump Place in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. Donald Trump's name is being stripped off three luxury apartment buildings after hundreds of tenants signed a petition saying they were embarrassed to live in a place associated with the Republican president-elect. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
A man scrubs off the impressions of letters on a building formerly known as Trump Place in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. Donald Trump's name is being stripped off three luxury apartment buildings after hundreds of tenants signed a petition saying they were embarrassed to live in a place associated with the Republican president-elect. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
A man uses a power washer to remove the impressions of letters on a building formerly known as Trump Place in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. Donald Trump's name is being stripped off three luxury apartment buildings after hundreds of tenants signed a petition saying they were embarrassed to live in a place associated with the Republican president-elect. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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The piece goes on to state that "as U.S. Secret Service agents screened him, he told them that he had just gotten a call from the President-elect and needed to speak to him right away. He also mumbled something about Trump's election victory."

According to the New York Post, a source indicated that he wanted to talk to Trump "about election strategies."

Authorities reportedly did not consider the unarmed man a credible threat to the president-elect, but did believe that he was emotionally disturbed and sent him to receive a psychiatric evaluation.

However, they later found that Pleas had at least one outstanding warrant which is expected to be addressed after his medical release.

Security at Trump Tower has been a top priority for the Secret Service with officials telling CNN recently that an internal proposal involves turning an entire floor of the building into a command post.

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