19 Jan '12, 3am

Man #arrested for attempted #suicide at Bedok Reservoir

and his friend Philip rescued a drowning man from Bedok Reservoir yesterday morning (Jan 18). The man, a Singaporean, was later arrested for attempted suicide. James elaborates: "My friend Philip and I jog regularly every Wednesday and Friday at 5am. We live at Waterfront Waves - a condo near Bedok Reservoir. "We met at playground yesterday morning (Jan 18) to warm up for our 5am run. Philip asked me to decide the route (our usual route is to go in the direction of Sheng Siong) and I told him we should try Bedok Reservoir. "When we had almost run to the other end (near the Forest Adventure centre) , I wanted to turn back as I was very tired, but I wanted to push myself further, so I decided not to signal Philip to turn back and continued on. "While running, we suddenly saw a little head and hands struggling on the reservoir's horizon. Initially I thought, Wow... so early g...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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