Child rescued from toilet seat

Fire engine outside a house in Charters Crescent, South Hetton, on Saturday.
Fire engine outside a house in Charters Crescent, South Hetton, on Saturday.

FIREFIGHTERS from Ripon have helped to free a small child who got their head stuck in a toilet seat.

The child was taken to Ripon Fire Station at 11am on Thursday morning, with the toilet seat securely stuck upon their head.

Fire crews used metal snippers to cut through the seat, a spokesman said.