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New video shows Boynton Beach officer's lifesaving actions

Performed Heimlich maneuver on choking woman
Posted at 6:35 AM, Sep 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-27 06:35:50-04

New video shows the moment a Boynton Beach police officer save a woman who was choking at a restaurant.

Officer Chris Schalk jumps into action and performs the Heimlich maneuver on an 82-year-old woman who was choking on a piece of broccoli Sunday night at Golden Corral.

Officer Schalk was able to dislodge the food so the woman could breathe again.

He was working an off-duty detail at the time when he spotted the woman in trouble.

He says this is a great example of why everyone should be trained in basic life-saving techniques.