Man arrested after suicide attempt at Sengkang






SINGAPORE: A Chinese man has been arrested after he threatened to jump from the 16th floor of a block of flats in Sengkang.

The incident happened at Block 210A Compassvale Lane.

Police said they received a call for assistance at 12.45am on Friday morning. The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to the incident at 12.53am.

One fire engine, one red rhino, four support vehicles and an ambulance were dispatched.

The man was rescued by personnel from the SCDF's Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART), which laid a rescue net and deployed two rappellers.

Police investigations are ongoing.

-CNA/ac



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