Sleeping man cheats death as leopard strays into fuel station in northern India

This is the moment a sleeping man cheated death when a wild leopard passed him by after straying into a gas station in northern India's Uttarakhand.

The incident took place in Maletha of the Tehri district on May 5.

In CCTV footage, the man is seen sleeping on a chair outside beside the pumps as a leopard strolls around the gas station.

According to local reports, no person was injured.

Villagers have asked forest officials to capture the big cat as it remains a threat to locals during the night.