he ran to the vending machine and when he put his hand in the vending the machine his hand got stuck. Because he was so young and it said in the article it said that he had not ever seen a vending machine. Because he thought that if you put your hand in the little box where you get your snack or drink you can get your snack. it took 12 to 24 firefighters, police, and paramedics took get his arm out. It took 6 hours to free his arm. Leo wants to be a firefighter when he grows up.