Winston-Salem police officers credited with saving unresponsive boy

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Winston-Salem Police officers D. S. Galbreath, A. N. Mea, J. L. Long and A. R. Cruise
Winston-Salem Police officers D. S. Galbreath, A. N. Mea, J. L. Long and A. R. Cruise

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Four Winston-Salem police officers are being credited with saving a child who had been unresponsive.

Officers were called to a residence in the area of the 2000 block of Bethabara Road shortly before 3 p.m. Friday in reference to child who was choking.

Responding officers found an unresponsive 3-year-old boy who was being tended to by his mother and father.

The officers were able to assess the child’s condition and use emergency life-saving techniques to restore the child’s ability to breath and his pulse.

Emergency workers were able to take the child to Brenner’s Children’s Hospital for further treatment. The child’s condition is no longer considered life-threatening and he is expected to fully recover.

The responding officers have been identified as Officer D. S. Galbreath, Officer A. N. Mea, Officer J. L. Long and Officer A. R. Cruise.

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