Good catch: Man catches baby after fall from window in China

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QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 10:36 AM ET

Stunning new footage on Chinese TV appears to show a hero onlooker catching a one-year-old baby who fell from a second-floor window in Zhongshan, China.

According to local reports, the baby had crawled out onto the ledge of an apartment building window during a thunderstorm.

Some people tried to put out garbage and cardboard for the baby to fall on, but a local vendor identified in Chinese media reports as Mr. Li held out his arms when the baby fell, catching the boy, local CCTV13 TV station reported.

"I didn't think too much at the time. I was just afraid of failing to catch him," Li told the station. "It was nothing but human instinct to do so."


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