VIRAL: Child's Foot, Sandal Get Stuck in GenSan Mall Escalator

A video showing a child whose foot and sandal got stuck in an escalator inside a mall in General Santos City, Philippines, has gone viral.

Facebook user Christian Paul Chan Mokudef uploaded the video on Thursday, September 29. It garnered hundreds of  comments and reactions, and thousands more shares and views on his timeline and local news pages.

He warned the parents to give their children extra care when going to malls as similar accidents might happen again.

Christian said sandals similar to the one worn by the child are not safe.

At the time of the accident, the unidentified child was wearing a Crocs type rubber sandals. Netizens said such type can easily get stuck in escalators.

The name of the child or her parents are yet to be known. The mall, on the other hand, has not released an official statement about the accident.