Brave Shanghai Policeman Tackles Knifeman [Warning: Graphic Image]

Police trying to subdue a knifeman. (Screenshot/Xinmin News)
Police trying to subdue a knifeman. (Screenshot/Xinmin News)

A police sergeant in Shanghai put his life on the line during a standoff with a drunken man wielding two cleavers in a hotel lobby.

Surnamed Zhu, the 31-year-old officer managed to disarm the man when the elevator door behind him unexpectedly opened, but received a 4-inch head wound and skull fractures in the process.

He is currently recovering in hospital, and expected to make a full recovery, according to Xinmin News.

Officer Zhu was hospitalized with serious injuries. (Weibo.com)

Officer Zhu was hospitalized with serious injuries. (Weibo.com)

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