According to a Facebook post by the Titusville Fire and Emergency Services, the incident took place on Wednesday at a restaurant in Florida, USA.
"This evening little Mason was enjoying some food and decided he wanted a stuffed animal. He wanted it so bad, he climbed into the game to get that toy!!" they write in their post.
Fortunately, Mason was never in any distress and was rescued after ten minutes when an off-duty lieutenant, who happened to be eating at the restaurant, saw that he was stuck inside the claw machine, reports Florida Today.
Rescue personnel were called at 5.33pm and had managed to rescue Mason by 5.41, reports USA Today.
According to Titusville Fire Department Battalion Chief Greg Sutton, the boy managed to climb in through machine's small door.
Watch the video below:
In happier news, Mason did get the stuffed toy he wanted - a plush football - and a few more as well.
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