VIDEO: TSA officer saves infant who stopped breathing at airport



NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newly released video shows a security officer leaping over conveyor belt rollers and saving a 2-month-old boy who stopped breathing at a New Jersey airport security checkpoint.

The footage from Newark Liberty International Airport was released Thursday by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration.

Courtesy: TSA

It shows TSA officer Cecilia Morales springing into action to resuscitate the child Dec. 9 after his mother picked him up from a car carrier and noticed he wasn’t breathing.

Morales is an EMT who has been a TSA officer for about two months She told the agency that she performed the infant Heimlich maneuver.

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