A video has emerged of a toddler playing on the outside window ledge of an 8th floor apartment while his parents are nowhere to be seen.
The shocking footage was taken in the town of Miass in the Chelyabinsk Region in the Russian Urals, according to reports.
According to the user who posted the video on YouTube, the child was unhurt.
He was spotted by residents of a neighbouring tower block who called the police.
By the time they had arrived the toddler had had enough of his stunt and had gone back inside.