Policeman warms hearts after wrapping rescued baby in his uniform

Policeman warms hearts after wrapping rescued baby in his uniform

If you do not believe angels live among us in different forms, then the story of this baby rescued from a thicket should make you think otherwise.

The angels came in the form of two police officers stationed at the Meru Central Bank police post who rescued a newborn left in a thicket by its mother on the night of Monday, July 1.

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Meru: Policeman warms hearts after wrapping rescued newly born baby in his uniform

Two police officers stationed at the Meru Central Bank police post rescued a newborn left in a thicket by its mother. Photo: Gateway Humanitarian Aid Foundation/ Facebook
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Speaking to Briefly.co.za, Mohammed Noor said he was in the company of his fellow officer, Charles Githinji, on routine patrol when they heard the baby crying from a nearby bush.

Curious and determined to rescue the newborn, the two officers combed through the thicket while following the direction from which the baby's cries came.

Noor noted they would stop whenever the baby stopped crying and proceeded with the search when the crying resumed.

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"The bush is thick so were were just walking following where the sound came from, when the baby stopped crying we would stop until it would start crying again," said Noor.

A few moments later, the two came across a baby girl left for dead in the cold with both the placenta and umbilical cord still attached to it.

They quickly took the baby together with the placenta and wrapped it using Noor's jacket.

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The officer took the newborn to Meru Level Five Hospital where the baby was placed in an incubator and is currently receiving treatment.

Briefly.co.za has since learned the baby, who weighed 3.1kg at the time of admission, is now healthy and doing well.

Investigations have been launched to identify the woman who is believed to have delivered the baby in the bush and left it there.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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