Firefighters rescue about a dozen people trapped in a lift in Riverside, Norwich

Firefighters work on freeing the people trapped inside the Riverside lift. Submitted

Firefighters work on freeing the people trapped inside the Riverside lift. Submitted - Credit: Submitted

Boxing Day found itself an entirely new meaning this year, after a group of people found themselves boxed into a lift in Riverside car park.

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Firefighters were called to the scene at 5.45pm yesterday, after a lift carrying about a dozen people got stuck.

A Twitter user stuck in the lift first Tweeted about the incident at around 5:35pm, with firefighters freeing the trapped people at 6:10pm.

The Twitter user, whose name is Martin, also provided updates throughout the incident.