Police Assist Patchogue Woman With Birth of Baby Boy

Three Fifth Precinct officers help with the arrival of Anna Punin's fifth child early Tuesday morning.

Three Suffolk County police officers helped Patchogue resident Anna Punin deliver a late holiday present early Tuesday morning — her fifth child.

According to police, Fifth Precinct officers Robert Burgos, Kevin Middleton and Frederick Yopp responded to a call just after 1 a.m. of a woman experiencing sever labor pains. When the three officers arrived on the scene, they found that the birth of the child as imminent.

The officers, all Emergency Medical Technicians, helped Punin deliver a healthy baby boy, who was born at 1:34 a.m.

Following the delivery, mother and child — both reported to be in healthy condition — were transported by Patchogue Ambulance to Stony Brook University Medical Center.


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