This viral footage with over four million views shows a man chased by a chainsaw-wielding bogeyman desperately dragging a woman on the floor of an escape room before another actor was nearly knocked out.
The footage provided by one of the five friends, Mr Yu, was taken during their “first and only” attempt at an escape game in China’s north-western province of Shaanxi in August last year.
The clip was posted online this week and has quickly gone viral, drawing thousands of comments.
Video Credit: AsiaWire
The video shows the five friends running away from cosplaying staff members, one of whom is wearing a scary mask and chasing them with a chainsaw.
The young woman falls behind and trips during the group’s escape, and she ends up being pulled along the ground by her one loyal male friend.
The video shows lights flashing and scary sound effects playing in the escape room as the group try to navigate their way out of the popular puzzle game.
At one point during their escape, the woman swings open a door and accidentally knocks out one of the other employees.
Mr Yu revealed they never went back again after completing the game.
He told local media: “We were too scared to ever try an escape room again.
“I don’t know why but the cosplaying staff member kept chasing us around with a chainsaw.
“It was my first time and I was terrified.
“The passages were very narrow, and our friend is very small, so she was always lagging behind.
“We pulled her along but she would always fall over whenever we bumped into her.
“After she fell, our friend didn’t let go, so she was dragged round and round the room.
“Her trousers were ripped open from being scraped along the ground. We went round and round about five times.
“She was initially very brave and led our group into the escape room, but when everything started she ended up hiding at the very back.
“She was grateful our friend didn’t let go.”
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