The little girl, who had stopped breathing, was crying by the time medics arrived to take her to Children's Hospital.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Three Pittsburgh Police officers are being applauded after they helped save the life of a baby rushed to their station.

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Police say Officers Charles King, Ryan Tranter and Eric Defeo were at the Zone 1 station when a woman and her brother ran in for help after a 2-month-old baby girl in their care stopped breathing.

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Police say Officer Defeo notified dispatch and called medics to the station while Officer King checked the baby’s airway before beginning chest compressions. Within less than 2 minutes, police say the baby girl was breathing on her own.

By the time medics arrived on scene to evaluate her, she was crying — and breathing. Police say she was taken to Children’s Hospital in stable condition.

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“Congratulations officers and thanks to all of our Public Safety partners for working together to save a young life!” Pittsburgh Police wrote on Facebook.