Hero policeman saves baby girl

A newborn baby abandoned in a bucket with the umbilical cord still attached has been saved by a policeman.

Hero policeman saves baby girl

A newborn baby abandoned in a bucket with the umbilical cord still attached has been saved by a policeman.

The hero officer received a call from a member of the public and rather than wait for an ambulance, he ran to the scene in west Colombia, and swiftly transported the little tot to a nearby hospital.

Doctors examined the baby who turned out to be a girl and found she weighed a just 3lbs 1oz and was likely born a month premature.

Footage posted on video sharing site YouTube followed the sensational rescue attempt and the girl's mother is now being tracked down.

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