A fearless father scaled the side of a high-rise building to save his young son who had “escaped” through an eighth floor window.
The brave dad free-climbed the side of the building without any safety equipment to rescue his seven-year-old son who was clinging to the side of the building.
The boy had been left home alone and later claimed he “escaped” through a window when he thought he heard a crook trying to break in.
His mum apparently said she returned from sending her daughter to summer school and was stunned to find her son clinging to the metal bars outside that cover air-conditioning units.
She called her husband home from work then called police to the Nanhaiwanke Jinsejiayuan residential area, which is in Foshan’s Guicheng district in South China’s Guangdong province.
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But by the time emergency services arrived, the daring dad was already making his way down the side of the building after using the same eighth-floor window to get to his son.
Footage of the rescue shows the man holding on with his right hand while pushing his son upwards with his left.
But the whole episode ended injury-free when the boy was handed over to waiting police, following by his father climbing back through the window.
The boy’s mother said: “I usually take care of our son and daughter, but I very rarely leave them at home alone.
“When taking my daughter to school, I noticed my son still sleeping and didn’t want to wake up, so I left him at home.”
Local police reportedly haven’t said whether they found any evidence of the alleged intruder the boy claimed to have been ‘escaping’ from.