Kansas City-Area Security Guard Honored

6 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, December 25 2011 Dec 25, 2011 Sunday, December 25, 2011 8:02:00 AM CST December 25, 2011 in News
Source: The Associated Press

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - A retired Lawrence police sergeant is the first recipient of a life-saving award from Nebraska Furniture Mart for saving a baby's life at the Kansas City, Kansas store.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports part-time security guard Mark Warren took action after a panicked family ran up to him November 19th with a baby that had turned blue and wasn't breathing.

Warren calmed the father down, laid the baby out on a security desk and started CPR. The baby regained consciousness and soon was being cared for by a woman who identified herself as a registered nurse.

Nebraska Furniture Mart presented Warren with an award for saving the baby's life. A company spokesman says it's the first time the firm has presented anyone with the life-saving award.

 

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