Atlantic City Police Officer Performs CPR, Saves Newborn's Life

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -

Quick thinking on the part of Atlantic City Police Officer is being credited for helping to save the life of a newborn baby.

On Saturday, July 7th, Atlantic City Police Officers Robert Reynolds and George Mancuso were the first to respond to a call for help for a woman who had just given birth on the 200 block of Atlantic Avenue.

The newborn baby boy was unresponsive, not breathing, and still attached to his mother by the umbilical cord.

According to the Atlantic City Police, Officer Reynolds immediately grabbed the baby and began CPR.

After a short time, the baby began to breathe and cry.

Both the baby and his mother were taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center for further treatment.

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