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Mother’s warning after rescuing daughter’s foot from shoe-eating escalator




A young mother has warned other parents after her child’s shoe was dragged into an escalator.

Quick-thinking Olivia Jill pulled her daughter’s foot from her shoe, escaping serious injury, but she said the close call left her shaken.

“Millie’s Croc got trapped in the side of the escalator halfway up,” Jill wrote on social media.

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“Thankfully, I got her foot out straight away.

“(It) really shook me up. If I didn’t pull her foot out I dread to think what would have happened (if) it just kept going with her foot in it.

“Apparently was a ‘freak accident’ but I just want to warn others to keep their children away from the sides.”