MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY)— An eight year old boy was locked inside a gun safe at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday at the Rural King inside the Bluefield Mall.
The Princeton Rescue Squad assisted the Green Valley Volunteer Fire Department to help get the boy out. Emergency crews ended up calling Mountain State Locksmith who was able to get the boy out.
The young boy was locked inside the safe for thirty minutes before being released. It is still unclear how the boy got locked inside the safe.