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: 'Pure Empathy': Three Women Find Comfort In New Friendship After Losing Fathers To COVID
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.READ MORE: Massachusetts Reports 359 New COVID Cases, 6 Additional Deaths
Sgt. Nick Tuner, firefighters, and other Salem officers soon arrived and brought Zeke to an area hospital where he made a full recovery.
Zeke’s mother brought him to be reunited with the officers on Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Child Tax Credit: When Will Parents Get Their First Monthly Check?
“Great to see you, Zeke, and well done Officer Sharpe!” police posted.