Notts Police and off-duty Derby police officers save a man’s life

Two members of Nottinghamshire Police Professional Standards Department were in Ravenshead yesterday morning when they saw a man collapsed in Sheepwalk Lane.

They noticed that the man was not breathing so commenced CPR.

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Two off-duty Derbyshire officers were also there and called an ambulance. They gathered blankets from their cars and continued to work on the man until a paramedic arrived shortly afterwards.

Miraculously, the man survived and is recovering in hospital.

Detective Inspector David Bola said: “We wish the man a full recovery and would like to commend Sergeant Abigail Goucher and Complaint Support Officer Emma Kent for their actions as well as our Derbyshire colleagues. The group undoubtedly played a part in saving this man’s life.”

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