This is the moment brave passers-by risk their own lives by scaling a building to come to the rescue of a baby on the verge of certain death.
In this truly shocking footage, the infant can be seen dangling from a balcony, after its head became trapped in the railings.
Astonishingly according to reports the baby had been left home alone and had managed to get out on to the balcony and fallen through the gap between the safety bars.
The terrifying incident that took place in Majiang County, Guizhou Province, Chinashows three brave men coming to the rescue to help the young child which seems to have been trapped by its neck.
Believed to be a little boy, the men can be scene taking a ladder to an awning before climbing up to the apartment’s terrace as the child dangles above the street.
A witness filmed the 90-second clip from across the road and a rescuer is seen attempting to hold the child up to ease the pressure.
Two other strangers are then filmed using a steel bar to help save the small child.
As the men worked to free the toddler, others held a quilt open underneath to catch the tiny little baby in case he fell.
After 10 minutes of trying to free the trapped child, the men are seen pushing the baby back on to the balcony.
It is thought the mother had left her child sleeping and went out of her home to meet her mother.