Saturday 16 December 2017

Child freed after becoming trapped in time locked bank vault

A US toddler spent two hours trapped in a bank vault in suburban Atlanta.

Conyers firefighters rescued the 14-month-old from the vault after the child went missing while visiting a grandparent who worked at the Wells Fargo bank in Conyers.

The child was found after being spotted on security cameras inside the vault, which has a time locked.

Rescue workers arrived and pumped fresh air into the vault while a locksmith worked on prying loose the door.

Authorities said the youngster could be heard crying during the rescue. Authorities did not release the child's name.

Press Association

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