Teen trapped in bank vault turned walk-in closet at Long Island clothing store – CBS New York



PORT JEFFERSON, NY (CBSNewYork) – A teenage girl got stuck in an unlikely place on Long Island.

Video shows firefighters exiting Giavanna Diesso, 14, from a locker room that was once a bank safe.

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She was with her family and friends at a clothing store in Port Jefferson on Tuesday when her little brother closed the door for her and locked it.

Giavanna says she kept busy talking to friends while being trapped for almost two hours.

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“I was a little nervous that something would go wrong, but then I couldn’t really tell what was going on outside,” she said. “I was just waiting for the drill to go through the wall.”

“She didn’t show an ounce of fear at all, which surprises me,” said mom Danielle Diesso.

Firefighters used air scissors and rock drills to cut the wall a foot thick.

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They say they will use the video of the incident for training.


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