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One of the grandchildren was pushing buttons on the Sentry Safe and locked it up. The key is inside the safe. How do I get it open? Tried removing the button on front, but still cannot gt it to open

Contractor's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

Virginia

Contractor's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No. We just discovered it a few days ago.

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Home Improvement
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Hi ........I suppose you have a dial or a keypad and don't have the combination for it?.........maybe you wrote it down somewhere at some time?............because you options are ............1-) we could try a couple of things 2-) you can contact Sentry with your serial number and get another override key or the factory preset with some Notarized papers and a 30. fee........ or 3-) if it is a dire situation you can call a locksmith and he can try or it may wind up destroying the safe .............please get back to me with what information you can about it ie: model.......dial........how old it is.......when was the last time it was opened..........thanks

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