Video: Bystander becomes internet hero after saving dog from likely death
CCTV footage taken in Russia, shows the dramatic moment when a tiny dog was saved from likely death.
The unidentified man had to be quick thinking as the dog ran away from her owner and its lead got caught in the doors of a lift.
As the doors closed, the lift started to rise and began to drag the dog with it, until the bystander quickly reacted and grabbed the dogs lead and fortunately managed to release the dog.
It all happened in a matter of seconds and with others bystanders looking on in horror.
After the incident the tiny dog did not appear to be harmed and was reunited with her grateful owner.