A man successfully caught a one-year-old baby who fell from a second story window on Sunday in a south China county, according to local reports.

A vendor who lives in the opposite building in Xiaolan Town, Zhongshan City of Guangdong Province says the baby was believed to be looking for his mother and climbed onto the window during a heavy thunderstorm.

Mr. Li, a resident, hurried across the road and held out his arms, according to the surveillance video footage, in the hope of catching the falling baby.

Mr. Hu, also a local resident, also rushed to the site to join in the rescue, along with other nearby residents who put several pieces of cardboard and a sofa on the ground under the window, the video footage showed.

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