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22 February 2015, 09:13
A Northants Police officer has tweeted about saving the life of a baby during patrols last night.
PC Dec Gabriel heard a woman screaming that her daughter had stopped breathing after a fit and got the 12 month old and her mum to A&E.
Doctors told him he had saved baby Chloe's life by acting so fast.
Was on a burglary containment tonight in plain clothes when I saw a screaming lady on the phone... Identified myself as police and she >>— PC Dec Gabriel (@decers89) February 21, 2015
Told me her baby had fitted and stopped breathing.... Ran upstairs, emergency first aid, scooped tongue out and carried baby to my police>>— PC Dec Gabriel (@decers89) February 21, 2015
car... Ran into A+E and handed baby to a trauma team who have just told me I have saved baby Chloe's life... She's 12 months old >>— PC Dec Gabriel (@decers89) February 21, 2015
Anyone for some good news??.. Just been to see Baby Chloe... She is recovering and is snoring her head off! I'm seeing her next week!— PC Dec Gabriel (@decers89) February 22, 2015