New bodycam footage captures the heart-pounding moments NYPD cops rushed an ailing baby to a Brooklyn hospital — and saved his younger life.
Officers responded round 8:30 p.m. Saturday to Croton Loop in Starrett City, the place a 15-month-old boy was “in need of medical assistance,” authorities stated. Upon arrival, they discovered the tot “having difficulty breathing.”
The tense clip begins as a responding officer takes the kid from his distraught mom’s arms.
“Please don’t do this to me,” the mom may be heard crying. “Please don’t take him from me!”
The officer carried the baby towards a ready NYPD cruiser as he known as again, “Mom, let’s go, you can come with us!”
The footage shows officers driving the toddler within the police automotive, with sirens blaring. Officers “continually” carried out CPR on the kid throughout the experience, police stated.
Then the clip cuts to the cops arriving at Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, the place an officer raced the kid right into a room full of docs and nurses, and positioned him on an examination desk.
“One year old, the mother is coming,” the cop may be heard saying. “We got on scene like 10 minutes ago. Not breathing.”
Medical personnel handled the kid, who cops stated Friday was listed in critical however steady situation.
“Over the weekend, officers from the @NYPD75Pct responded to a call of a baby that wasn’t breathing,” the NYPD said in a tweet. “The officers expeditiously drove the baby to @BrookdaleBK while performing CPR. Thanks to their quick actions, and those of the doctors and nurses, the child is alive and well.”