34-year-old man sits precariously on top of apartment building in Cheung Wang Estate

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4th December 2021 – (Hong Kong) At about 11pm last night (3rd), a man (34 years old) was found sitting on a crossbeam outside a high-rise unit in Wang Yung House, Cheung Wang Estate, Tsing Yi. Other residents saw the man and called the police for help. Firefighters and ambulancemen rushed to the report and inflated an air-inflated cushion downstairs. The police sent negotiating experts to the scene to lobby the victim.

At around 0.45am today, the victim was assisted by the firefighters on the scene to return to a safe position. He was not injured; he was sent to the hospital for examination by paramedics.

If you have suicidal tendencies or depression, please call the 24-hour multi-lingual hotline at The Samaritans Hong Kong : 28960000.

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