South Korean national tries to jump from 8th floor of an apartment in apparent suicide attempt

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South Korean national tries to jump from 8th floor of an apartment in apparent suicide attempt
A South Korean national in West Jakarta attempted a suicide. (Source: Instagram @humasjakfire)

“We received information from the security of the apartment, that a foreigner attempted to jump from the eighth floor. We headed straight to the location, and tried to approach him,” Baden explained.

Initially, they had problems entering the apartment unit because the door was lock. “Not long after, the man who appeared drunk came out drunk with a kitchen knife and chased us. So we ran the 15th floor,” said recounted.

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They then monitored his movement from a balcony on the ninth floor. “Because we were afraid that he still has a sharp weapon,” said Baden. The eventually managed to overcome him when he was distracted. The man was handed over to the Kembangan Police station. (rr)