Parent's worst nightmare: Boy's head becomes stuck in escalator

This boy in China got his head caught under the handrail of an escalator.

The boy was playing on the escalator handrail when his head got stuck. His mother ran to his side and held his body unable to free his head from the escalator. A bystander rushed over and pressed the emergency stop button.

Other bystanders then arrived and helped the mother pull her son to safety. Witnesses said the boy was rescued and didn't sustain injuries.

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