American tourist becomes Twitter star after getting trapped in London bookshop

Waterstone's.

Waterstone's. Image by Global Panorama / CC BY-SA 2.0

An American tourist was trapped inside a Trafalgar Square bookshop for two hours on Thursday evening. Texan David Willis was browsing the top floor of the Waterstones store, home of the travel section, and when he went downstairs he found the lights off and the door locked. After two hours and several thousand retweets of his pleas for help on social media, he was let out. Read more: theguardian.com

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