KUALA LUMPUR: Members of the public rescued an 8-year-old boy trapped on a window ledge of a fourth-floor condominium unit in Ampang today.
The youngster found himself in the tight predicament when he tried to escape through the window after being locked up in a room.
Selangor Fire and Rescue Department director Norazam Khamis said residents at Bella Vista Condominium in Jalan Cahaya noticed the boy standing on the window ledge at 4.41pm.
He said the boy was rescued by the public before his men arrived at the scene.
"We ensured that the boy was safe. We sought the help of police as we believed that the boy tried to run away due to abuse.
"He was given early treatment before he was handed over to the police."