By Jennifer McRae

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– Police in Boulder were called to a unique rescue. A toddler got her head stuck in between two slats in a balcony banister outside an apartment.

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Police used a special tool to separate the bars so the little girl could pull her head out.

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Boulder police tweeted out, “As kids we’ve all done things that seem like a good idea but that we come to regret. That was the situation here where this toddler accidentally got her head stuck. Thankfully Sgt Marquez & Officer Kyle found a quick & clever way to safely free her.”

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After, she ran into her mother’s arms, thankful to be free. Medics checked her out.

Jennifer McRae