(NEW YORK POST) — A grandmother with Alzheimer’s disease made a daring escape from a high-rise apartment in China that her family had locked her inside — by climbing 10 stories down the side of the building, according to reports Friday.
A breathtaking video shows the gutsy granny, who is in her 80s, using a ventilation shaft as a makeshift ladder to flee from her 14th-floor home in the city of Chengdu on Thursday, according to Cover News.
But residents on the fourth floor spotted the geriatric Spider-woman clinging to the side of the structure, opened a window and pulled her in to safety around 10 a.m., the local outlet reported.
The elderly woman was hauling a red tote bag as she tried to make the getaway, according to a resident of the building, who told Red Star News she suffered from the memory-damaging disease.
Firefighters rushed to the scene but she had already been rescued before they arrived, according to a translation of the events by the Daily Mail.
It wasn’t immediately clear whether the woman was injured.