WATCH: Danville police officer saves life of choking 2-week-old baby

Happened Tuesday afternoon while officer was eating lunch

By Jeff Williamson - Digital Content Manager

DANVILLE, Va. - A 2-week-old child is alive thanks to the heroic actions of Danville police officer Melissa Carey.

Carey was eating lunch Tuesday when she jumped into action, saving the baby who had stopped breathing, according to the Danville Police Department.

The baby's mother told the police, "If it was not for Officer Carey, my baby would not be here."

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