Woman accidentally spills daughter’s 3,200-piece Lego birthday present at London station – only for crowd of strangers to help put it back together

Video shows passers-by kneeling on floor as they pick up tiny plastic bricks at Euston station

Chiara Giordano
Friday 23 August 2019 14:18
Crowd of strangers to help put woman's Lego birthday present for daughter back together at London station

Strangers got down on their knees to help a mother scoop up her daughter’s 3,200-piece Lego birthday present after she spilled it on the floor of a busy train station.

The woman is said to have accidentally ripped open the box at London Euston after she had just bought it for her child’s birthday.

Video footage captured the moment a group of passers-by knelt down and got to work picking up handfuls of the tiny plastic bricks.

The good samaritans can be seen laughing as they drop the toys back into a large yellow cardboard box sitting beside a suitcase.

Rob McGibbon, who tweeted the video on Wednesday evening, wrote: “Teamwork. The great moment a woman accidentally tore open the 3,200 piece box of Lego she’d just bought for her daughter’s birthday.

“Many hands helped build it back at Euston Station.”

One Twitter user joked that they “thought it was the new construction team for HS2”, while another praised them for their “good observation”, adding: “think the costs could be slightly less with this and with the volunteers”.

Another person simply said: “These people have saved a barefoot pedestrian a lot of pain.”

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