A police officer saved a man who had jumped from an under-construction building, by catching him in his arms.
Surveillance footage from the site of the incident in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Thursday shows the man standing on top of the four-storey, threatening to jump.
Officer Liang Xiao is seen talking to him, in an effort to convince him to reconsider. However, suddenly the man decided to jump, and with little time to react, Liang rushed to catch him before he hit the ground.
The impact resulted in Liang hitting the ground hard, and suffering injuries. His injuries, however, are not life threatening. According to the police, the suicidal man is a drug user, who apparently was suffering from hallucinations after have taken drugs.
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