A newborn cosset who was abandoned in a drain by his rents in -16C temperatures was rescued just minutes from destruction.
Video footage shows the moment the tiny child was snatched from a leisure pool of excrement by a brave policeman and wrapped in a blanket to keep warm.
The infant was establish in Ordos in China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, but ssersby in the first place thought it was dead.
It was covered in blood and had already show up blue with cold.
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Fortunately the toddler was found in the nick of time and doctors were able to stabilise its get.
Police are now searching for the rents of the child, whose gender has not been revealed.