Man sits precariously on his apartment balcony ledge in Ngau Tau Kok

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11th April 2019 – (Hong Kong) A man in black top was attempting to jump off his balcony on 21st floor of Sheung Hong Estate at Upper Ngau Tau Kok Estate at 11am today. Firefighters were on standby while he was sitting precariously on the ledge of his balcony. Police officers finally coaxed into returning to his apartment at 12.18pm.

According to sources, he wanted to commit suicide after he received eviction notice from his landlord.

Picture credit : Lego Stephen

If you have suicidal tendencies, please call the 24 hour multi-lingual hotline at The Samaritan Befrienders Hong Kong : 28960000

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