WATCH VIDEO: Man’s drastic plan to escape his hotel bill goes haywire

2017-10-03 12:33
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A Chinese man who thought he’d come up with a brilliant plan to avoid his hotel bill on Friday almost ended up killing himself in the process.

While it’s true that a hotel bill can be hefty, attempting to walk high wires just to avoid paying seems extreme.

Someone captured cellphone footage of the man’s attempt in Panzhou, China. The man climbed out of his hotel window on the 19th floor – apparently with the intent of walking the high wires across four traffic lanes to the building opposite the street.

Unfortunately he wasn’t very adept and after more than a few mishaps, he found himself hanging on for dear life between the two buildings, reported China Daily.

Local emergency crews had to rescue him.

“The man did not suffer any injuries, he is safe now,” said one of firefighters, as reported by The Daily Mail.

But his freedom was short-lived, as he was arrested shortly after.


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