Boy gets trapped in claw game vending machine

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Mason climbed right into the claw machine to snatch up a toy. Eventually someone at the restaurant where the incident happened called emergency services, according to a Facebook post.

Frefighters had to pry the machine open to get Mason out, but managed not to cause major damage to the machine, USA Today reported.

"He went head-first up into the box", Titusville fire and Emergency Services public information officer Greg Sutton told Thursday. "Our units were dispatched at 5:33 yesterday evening and arrived at 5:36 p.m. and Mason was safely extracted from the machine at 5:41 p.m".

Crews said the boy was not in danger and was removed from the machine at 5:41 p.m. and returned to his meal with his family. Their small and agile bodies are able to squeeze through the machine's opening.

The fire department shared images on Facebook of the boy trapped inside the machine.

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While dining with his mother Wednesday evening, Mason decided that he wanted a stuffed animal so badly that he chose to crawl into the game to get one.

Mason was rescued within a few minutes, and able to go back to dinner with his friends. Thankfully, the boy was promptly removed without any injuries, and yes, he got to keep the stuffed animal.

Commenters were pleased with happy-ending story and impressed with the agility of the child, whose age was not provided.