Young Child Seriously Hurt After Getting Hand Stuck in Escalator

By Trevor Kapp on February 22, 2013 4:13pm 

 The escalator at the Barnes & Noble on 82nd Street and Broadway was shut down Feb. 22, 2013 after a young child got a hand caught.
The escalator at the Barnes & Noble on 82nd Street and Broadway was shut down Feb. 22, 2013 after a young child got a hand caught.
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UPPER WEST SIDE — A young child was seriously hurt after getting a hand caught in a Barnes & Noble escalator Friday morning, officials said. 

The tyke, who officials said is between 3 and 5 years old, sustained the injury about 11:45 a.m. at the Barnes & Noble at 82nd Street and Broadway, officials said.

The child was rushed to St. Luke’s Hospital in serious but stable condition, officials said.

The escalator was shut down after the incident.

A store manager declined comment.

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