Curious Boy Traps Himself Among Toys Inside Claw Machine

Story By: John FengSub-Editor:  Joseph Golder, Agency: Asia Wire Report 

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This footage shows a young boy who found himself trapped among soft toys inside a claw machine after climbing up the chute when his mum was not looking.

The unusual accident happened in the town of Tanzhou, which is in Zhongshan City in China’s southern Guangdong Province, on 1st December.

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The boy, seven, is said to have been visiting a shopping centre with his mum when he spotted the soft toys in the claw machine and apparently crawled in to get one.

He sneaked into the dispenser chute and climbed up into the glass display area, but he soon found himself unable to get out again.

The curious boy was reportedly left crying for help as his mum returned and found her son trapped among the plushes like a ‘real-life toy’.

Video from the shopping centre shows members of the fire service who were called to save the child.

They can be seen prising apart one of the glass panels using a crowbar and asking the boy to move to the back of the claw machine to avoid any injuries.

He was freed in a matter of minutes and was not harmed during the incident.

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