Richmond Heights police officer saves choking baby before paramedics could arrive

Baby Jacoby and Sgt. Patterson
Baby Jacoby and Sgt. Patterson(Source: Richmond Heights Police Department)
Published: Apr. 19, 2021 at 11:33 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A Richmond Heights police sergeant is being hailed as a hero after saving an infant that was choking.

According to the police department, Sgt. Greg Patterson responded to a Richmond Heights home on April 16 after being dispatched for a choking infant.

When Sgt. Patterson arrived, baby Jacoby was not breathing.

Sgt. Patterson took it upon himself to help and was able to eventually get Jacoby to breathe again.

NOW THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL STORY!!!! On Friday, April 16, Sgt Greg Patterson responded to a home for a choking infant....

Posted by Richmond Heights Police Department on Monday, April 19, 2021

Baby Jacoby was later taken to the hospital by paramedics and is now doing well.

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