Watch as Oxford police officer saves choking infant’s life

Published 1:44 pm Monday, September 19, 2022

A powerful video shows the life saving efforts of an Oxford police officer who saved a choking infant.

The Oxford Police Department received a 911 call on Thursday about an infant unable to breathe.

“Officer Ortiz arrived quickly, took the child … she flipped the child over and began lifesaving measures,” OPD said in a statement. “Whatever was lodged in the baby’s throat was removed and he was able to breathe again.”

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The infant was taken to the hospital for an evaluation but is doing fine, OPD said.

The department shared the video on social media accounts Monday.