The city of Cape Town has issued a statement describing how law enforcement officers helped a woman in labor to give birth to her baby safely.
- Law enforcement officers became “makeshift midwives” this weekend when they helped a woman in labor give birth safely to her baby
- The 36-year-old woman gave birth on Sunday on Foundry Road in Salt River and was later transferred to hospital
The city of Cape Town says law enforcement officials helped a woman in labor give birth safely on Sunday.
Patrol officers in the Salt River area were stopped by a group of children who turned for help as a woman was preparing to give birth.
Officers rushed to Foundry Road in Salt River and called an ambulance.
The 36-year-old woman gave birth with the help of police and a homeless man on the spot, City revealed in a statement.
The healthy girl was safely transported to Somerset Hospital with her mother in an ambulance.