This is what it looks like when a toddler gets inside a claw crane game


A toddler inside a claw crane game. (Courtesy of Rachell Hildreth/AP)

This is a photo of a three-year-old boy playing with toys inside a claw crane game at a Lincoln, Neb., bowling alley. A woman called 911 on Monday afternoon saying her son was missing from her apartment, while people at a bowling alley across the street called police saying there was a small boy stuck inside the machine. The toddler was let out of the machine, reunited with his mother and given a stuffed toy from the game.

Mark Berman is a reporter on the National staff. He runs Post Nation, a destination for breaking news and developing stories from around the country.
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