DANVILLE, Va. (WTVR) -- A Danville police officer is being hailed as a hero after she saved a choking two-week-old baby in a dramatic rescue that was captured on video.
Officer Melissa Carey was eating lunch at Nikki’s Family Restaurant on August 13 when a waitress frantically approached her table asking for help.
The child had been asleep when the mother noticed the baby was in distress and had stopped breathing.
Carey immediately jumped into action and began first aid on the infant.
Thankfully, Carey was able to revive the baby who began breathing again while in her arms.