Saturday cartoons are very, very, very important to one 10-year-old Chinese boy.
A worker was installing lighting on the outside of a high-rise apartment building when a boy appeared at an eighth-floor window and began sawing through the worker's safety rope. Apparently, the construction racket was drowning out the kid's cartoons, and he decided this would be an effective way to restore some silence.
"I shouted at him to stop, but he didn't listen and soon after, the rope was broken," the worker told Chinese new outlet Xinhua. "That's when I called to my workmate for help."
Drilling sound affects his cartoon so Guizhou boy cuts safety rope of worker at 8th-fl apt. What low regard for life? pic.twitter.com/L4bsYXwyDV— Kor Kian Beng (@KorKianBeng) August 28, 2014
Forty minutes later, several firemen rescued the worker from his precarious position. Police questioned the boy, who eventually admitted to his actions. The kid's dad came home and apologized to the worker.