Lucky Toddler Gets 'Trapped' Inside A Candy Machine

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Imagine being trapped inside an arcade machine filled with toys and candy - Impossible? Think again! That's exactly what happened to little Cohen Stone, except the toddler was too young to take advantage of it, the way we all would have!

The incident happened about two weeks ago at the Sienna restaurant in Perth, Australia, where Cohen was attending a birthday party with his mother, Kyra. Like a typical toddler, Cohen wandered off in search of an adventure, the minute his mother turned around.

However, in his case the adventure ended with him being trapped inside an arcade machine! Nobody is sure how he got in - The only possibility is the machine's hatch (pictured below) or magic? Not surpringly, poor Kyra panicked when she looked around only to find her son grinning at her from behind the glass of the machine.

Diners, workers and even the chef tried to get Cohen out, but nobody could figure out an opening big enough. The restaurant owner than rushed to get the keys to the machine, but none of the ones she had, fit the key hole. They even called the machine owner, but did not get much help.

In order to 'distract' Cohen so that he would not panic, Kyra encouraged him to have a lollipop or two and play with the toys - The toddler of course obliged!

Finally, someone had the idea of calling a locksmith, who managed to pry the door open and release the toddler from his 'torture' chamber!

While the whole incident took about 45 minutes, to Kyra, it seemed like an eternity, something she is not likely to forget in the near future. The restaurant, which plans to return the machine to the vendor, gave Kyra a voucher for $60 USD for her ordeal, which she plans to use soon . . . . . this time without little Cohen in tow.

sources:dailytelegraph.coma.au, dailymail.co.uk

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  • janan10
    janan10Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 9:59 am
    Scary but cool. 😎
    • BaconThursday, October 25, 2018 at 3:30 pm
      if I was the dad I would go insane
      • wolfdog
        wolfdogFriday, October 5, 2018 at 6:58 am
        He could've suffocated in there o-o
        • Animal LoverSaturday, September 1, 2018 at 2:07 pm
          funny
          • DragonThursday, July 12, 2018 at 11:11 pm
            Looks scary
            • bookstory14
              bookstory14Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 1:46 pm
              I can't imagine how his mom must have felt! I love my little brother and would be super scared if this happened to him! It's a good thing the boy got out! --BKS
              • leiker1414
                leiker1414Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 9:15 am
                Me too!
                • person614
                  person614Monday, January 27, 2020 at 12:40 pm
                  me too!
                • ajg16
                  ajg16Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 6:33 pm
                  Kids...what are ya gonna do? 😂
                  • EmmaWednesday, March 21, 2018 at 7:26 am
                    So sad 😭 I would be really heartbroken if I had this issue.😥😥😥😥
                    • rosepinkunicorn
                      rosepinkunicornWednesday, January 17, 2018 at 6:06 pm
                      If I would be in there i would have oppened all the toys and eat all the candy
                      • nikki21
                        nikki21Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 9:46 am
                        It is sad😭😭😭 and💖💖 yummy because i,love candy but is he ok because i care about people and my house got burd last friday 😭😭😭
                        • spykitten
                          spykittenThursday, July 12, 2018 at 12:33 pm
                          That is so sad, nikki21😭
                          • rosepinkunicorn
                            rosepinkunicornWednesday, January 17, 2018 at 6:03 pm
                            I feel so bad for you @nikki21