An unidentified foreign man, believed to be a “British tourist” aged between 40 and 50, threatened to jump to his death from a second-floor balcony at the Central Festival Pattaya Beach shopping mall this week.
Following dramatic moments of panic among shoppers the man was eventually saved by security guards at the mall who convinced him not to jump.
The incident reportedly took place at around 11.30 a.m. on Thursday. Footage of the would-be suicide shows the foreigner kneeling on a tiny ledge while hanging onto the railings of the balcony.
No further details regarding the identity and nationality of the man have been released, only that he’s believed to be British and was reportedly “stressed and depressed because he had life problem (sic).” We guess this is a more than likely explanation for his somewhat odd behaviour in public …
h/t Pattaya One