19 Dec, 2019 @ 16:32
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WATCH: Dramatic moment boy, 4, saved from choking to death by police officer in southern Spain

Cop Saves Boy

THIS is the moment a quick thinking Policia Nacional agent saved a boy from choking this week. 

CCTV footage shows a woman –  the boy’s mother – running into the police headquarters in Lorca, Murcia.

A boy can be seen struggling to stand by a car across the street when an officer runs towards him. 

The four-year-old was choking on a piece of food and could not breathe. 

The quick-thinking agent performed the Heimlich manoeuvre and was able to dislodge the stuck food. 

The mother and child were taken inside the station before being assistaed by other officers. 

Policia Nacional said they were ‘very proud’ of the officer. 

Click here to learn how to perform the manoeuvre on children and adults. 

Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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