SALEM, N.H. (CBS) – Police officers in New Hampshire were reunited with a young boy they were able to save when he started choking.
Salem Police said they recently received a call “that we never want to hear over the radio.” A young boy named Zeke was choking and beginning to change color.READ MORE: Massachusetts gas prices reach new record high of $4.70 a gallon
Officers and Salem firefighters rushed to the scene, and Officer Cody Sharpe began performing back pats. Sharpe’s action partially dislodged the blockage, and Zeke began to gasp for air.
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Sgt. Nick Tuner, firefighters, and other Salem officers soon arrived and brought Zeke to an area hospital where he made a full recovery.
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“Great to see you, Zeke, and well done Officer Sharpe!” police posted.