A SWAT officer has been hailed as a hero in China after video showed him tackling a knife-wielding attacker with impressive manoeuvres.
Footage shows a woman being captured at knifepoint by a man inside a building facing six SWAT officers at a standoff position.
All of a sudden, one officer ran towards the man and knocked away his knife, then he grappled him up and threw him onto the floor.
A man in red jacket is seen holding a cleaver while capturing a woman as hostage in China
A SWAT officer rushes in and knocks off his knife in seconds (left). He then grapples him up and throws him onto the floor (right)
It's unclear which city the incident took place in China.
But a team of SWAT officers can be seen carrying shields whilst other rescuers were trying to negotiate with the man, who was holding a cleaver and swinging it around.
You dirty rat! Furious man ties up a rodent and beats it…
Share this article
The man also caught a woman and locked her neck with his arm.
Moments later, the man was lifted up then pinned down onto the floor as one officer rushed and knocked away his cleaver.
Soon the woman was taken away by other officers and the attacker was arrested.
The officer single-handedly rescues the woman and captures the man by his impressive moves
The woman is then taken away from the scene to a safe place by other police officers
Further details will be released after investigation, according to the video report.
The SWAT policeman was hailed as hero after the video went viral online, web users were impressed by his quick moves.
Web user 'dianyingtai' said: 'Wow! He knows the exact timing to knock off the weapon when the man was stretching his arms straight while pointing the cleaver to other policemen. Very experienced!'
While 'yanzhongwen' wrote: 'Very proud of our country's police, fearless!'