Man, 19, apprehended after being pulled from edge of dormitory building at Old Choa Chu Kang Road

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A 19-year-old man was apprehended after he was pulled from the edge of the top of a dormitory building at Old Choa Chu Kang Road on Friday morning (July 24).

Stomper Randy alerted Stomp to a Facebook video of the incident that happened at Sungei Tengah Lodge, Singapore's biggest dormitory for migrant workers.

In the video, the man is seen standing precariously close to the edge of the building and looking down.

旧蔡厝港路工人宿舍一名19岁印度籍外劳想跳楼。

在24日早上10点27分,事件发生在旧蔡厝港路第506座的客工宿舍。一名19岁男子在精神健康法令下被捕。

Posted by 新加坡华人华语网/SG Chinese Community on Friday, 24 July 2020

Another man is then seen slowly approaching him from behind before quickly pulling him to safety with the help of one more man.

A crowd of people are heard cheering them on.

In response to a Stomp query, the police said they received a call for assistance at 506 Old Choa Chu Kang Road at 10.27am.

"A 19-year-old man was apprehended under Section 7 of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) Act," a police spokesman said.