40-year-old woman sits precariously on window ledge at Yee King Court in Cheung Sha Wan

513-521 Shun Ning Road

4th February 2023 – (Hong Kong) At around 9pm yesterday, a 40-year-old woman was found sitting precariously on a window ledge at the rear staircase on the higher floor of Yee King Court at No. 513-521 Shun Ning Road, Cheung Sha Wan. It was suspected that she was attempting to commit suicide and a witness reported to the police immediately.

Rescuers arrived after receiving the report and went upstairs to lobby the woman. However, the victim was unperturbed. She subsequently gave in during the early hours of today and returned to a safe position.

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