Updated: 01/04/2013 21:42

Man arrested after attempting suicide at Sengkang



Man arrested after attempting suicide at Sengkang

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 1245 this morning. 

The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to the incident just after 12.50 am.

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

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

Police investigations are ongoing. 

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