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12-year-old girl gets stuck in sofa while playing hide and seek with friend

By Mason White 1:06 PM July 13, 2017
Children sitting non sofa (illustration)
Children sitting non sofa (illustration)
By: Tanya Clark

(Scroll down for video) A young girl called police for help after her friend became stuck in a sofa while playing hide and seek, according to police in Virginia.

Colonial Heights police said that the incident unfolded on Wednesday.

The two 12-year-old girls were home and their parents were not present when they decided to play hide and seek.

While they were playing hide and seek, one of the girls decided to conceal herself in the sofa bed. Suddenly, the sofa bed folded on the 12-year-old girl, trapping her inside.

Her friend tried to free her, but she was unable to move the heavy bed frame. A 911 dispatcher said that a call came in from a young girl to say that her friend was stuck in the sofa.

Firefighters responded to the home, where they saw the 12-year-old girl trapped in the frame of the sofa bed.

The firefighters first had to determine that the girl was not stuck in any of the metal pieces before the opened the bed.

Once the opened the sofa, the 12-year-old girl jumped out. She did not suffer any injuries. Firefighters waited for the parents to come home, and explained to them what had happened.

No charges have been filed against the parents.