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Police Help Deliver Baby at Oakland Gas Station

Oakland police helped deliver a baby in a car at a gas station on Golf Links Road near the Oakland Zoo Friday night after being flagged down by the woman's husband.

By Bay City News Service

Oakland police officers at a gas station in Oakland helped deliver a baby boy Friday evening, an Oakland police spokeswoman said.

The officers were at a gas station at 9750 Golf Links Road around 6:40 p.m. when they were flagged down by a male who said his wife was in labor, Oakland police spokeswoman Johnna Watson said.

The officers went to a car where they found a female who was going through labor. The officers called for medical help, but before Oakland fire and paramedic crews arrived the officers helped deliver a 7 pound and 9 ounce baby boy, Watson said.

The mother and baby were taken to a hospital, and when the officers called later in their shift to check on the new family, everyone was reportedly healthy, Watson said.

Heidi November 11, 2012 at 03:29 PM
Finally, a HAPPY case for the Oakland police! Yay!

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