General Crime

* Jonathan Remulla A San Leandro police officer saved a two-year-old boy from choking

Fugitive Watch Logo 77x77px

A San Leandro police officer became an instant hero as he saved a two-year-old boy from choking Friday morning, San Leandro police said. Officer Jonathan Remulla responded to a call of an unresponsive child in the 2200 block of Warbler Court at 9:30 a.m. He found the child unconscious and unresponsive in the arms of his grandmother, police said.

He began performing first aid by checking for breathing. Remulla noticed the child’s airway was blocked and used his pinky finger to remove what appeared to be food, police said. Once the object was removed, the child began breathing again, police said. Remulla monitored the child until Alameda County fire personnel arrived and took control of the child. The child was transported by paramedics to a hospital for observation, police said.

Copyright © 2011 by Bay City News, Inc. Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.

Comment Advisement We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.

Leave a Comment

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons