Drunken man falls asleep on building ledge 29th floors above ground, rescued by police

The man, who was under the influence of alcohol, was sleeping on the 29th floor of a residential high-rise.

Drunken man falls asleep on building ledge 29th floors above ground, rescued by police
Pic Courtesy: hsw.cn

BEIJING: Here is how a nap saved the life of a Chinese man!

Chinese Police rushed to save a man who was about to commit suicide by jumping off a high-rise and discovered that he was taking a nap instead by lying down on the narrow ledge of the building roof.

Police hurried to the spot after they received a phone call informing them about the incident.

The fellow, who was under the influence of alcohol, was sleeping on the 29th floor of a residential high-rise.

Chinese language website - HSW.cn - shared a couple of photographs of the man sleeping carefree at such a dangerous spot.  A tiny bit of movement in his sleep could have caused him to fall off the building and meet death.

However, the man was eventually brought down safely by rescue workers.

As per local media reports, the man may have intended to commit suicide by jumping off the building. But, he ended up falling asleep because he had drunk too much of alcohol.

The nap certainly saved his life!

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