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Chinese police apprehend man whose sit-ups atop power pole caused outage

A man in China scaled a pylon to do sit-ups off the top of it, stunning onlookers and causing a power cut to thousands of homes, media said on Tuesday.The unnamed man was taken away by police following his antics on Sunday evening on the outskirts of the southwestern city of Chengdu, People’s Daily said.It published a video on the Twitter-like Weibo showing the man suspended about 10 metres (about 30 feet) in the air as he did a stomach crunch off the top of the pylon.“The local power company…A man in China scaled a pylon to do sit-ups off the top of it, stunning onlookers and causing a power cut to thousands of homes, media said on Tuesday.The unnamed man was taken away by police following his antics on Sunday evening on the outskirts of the southwestern city of Chengdu, People’s Daily said.It published a video on the Twitter-like Weibo showing the man suspended about 10 metres (about 30 feet) in the air as he did a stomach crunch off the top of the pylon.“The local power company…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post