Unemployed man attempts to jump off building on Shan Tung Street, Mongkok

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At 10.24am this morning, an unemployed man sat on the ledge of a rooftop belonging to a walk-up apartment located on Shan Tung Street, Mongkok. Bystanders spotted the man who was attempting to commit suicide before notifying the police and firemen. A safety air cushion was set up by firemen below the apartment to standby for any mishaps.

Shan Tung street was sealed off.

Police vehicles and ambulance were on standby.

After negotiating with the man for 1 hour, he finally returned to a safe location. He didn’t sustain any injuries in the incident.

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

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