A man from China totally risked his life and attempted to escape straight out of the window of his 23rd-storey building when cops came knocking at his door.
According to the report, The incident took place last month in China's Hunan city, reports Shanghaiist. The unnamed man was wanted in connection with a robbery where he made off with 10,000 yuan in cash and a shop owner's bank card. When police investigation led the cops to his apartment, the culprit decided the best course of action would be to climb out of the window.
The police finally broke open the door and found him hanging out of the window. Eventually, the cops managed to pull the guy back through the window where he collapsed in tears before being arrested.
It is not clear what he proposed to do once he was hanging out of the 23rd-floor window - about 60 metres above the ground.
A video that has gone viral on Chinese social media platforms shows him attempting to climb down the building but looking nervous.