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Durham Police officer credited with saving 2 month old baby

An officer from Durham Regional Police West Division is being credited with saving the life of a baby who was not breathing.

An Ajax mother called 9-1-1 requesting help as her 2-month-old baby was not breathing on Wednesday at approximately 6:30 am. The baby boy was in distress and his skin was becoming discoloured according to police.

Two DRPS officers happened to be in the immediate vicinity and were dispatched to the scene. The mother handed the infant to one of the officers, who then began performing CPR. His efforts worked and the baby began to cough and cry.

EMS arrived on scene and took over the care of the baby, who is expected to make a full recovery Police say.

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