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Police Officer Assists In Delivering Baby Girl

Officer Robert Burgos helped deliver a baby girl in Patchogue.
Officer Robert Burgos helped deliver a baby girl in Patchogue. Photo Credit: Suffolk County Police

A Suffolk County Fifth Precinct police officer helped deliver a baby in Patchogue overnight.

Officer Robert Burgos responded to a 911 call just before 3 a.m. Monday, Sept. on a report of a 29-year-old woman in active labor at her home, located on Jennings Avenue. 

Officer Burgos assisted as Edith Punin gave birth to a baby girl, Kayla Maritza.

The mother and baby were transported to Stony Brook University Hospital via Patchogue Ambulance in good condition.

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