A man in China was filmed violently beating up his sick father in a hospital bed.
The incident which allegedly took place at the Chinese Medicine Hospital in Shunyi district in Beijing, according to a video posted to Youku, a Chinese video platform.
In the footage, a younger man, who has not been identified, could be seen allegedly hitting an elderly patient in a hospital bed and yelling at him loudly.
The man was filmed forcefully pulling an elderly man from the bed and asking him, “Are you going to wear?”
The elderly man can be seen receiving intravenous therapy on his hand. After a cut in the video, the old man can be seen laying on the bed again waving his hand feebly in response. The younger man then starts to repeatedly slap the older man’s chest.
The person filming the incident on their cellphone did not intervene and remained quiet in the room.
According to MailOnline, the hospital confirmed that the pair were father and son.
“It is not the first time the old man has stayed in the hospital. We tried to stop the son from beating his father, but it’s still happening,” the spokesperson told Pear Video.
The hospital did not release further information about the patient or the man but said they had referred the incident to the police.