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Met Police officers help deliver baby girl in West Norwood

Two police officers called out because a woman was "distressed" found themselves having to deliver her baby.

The father-to-be called the police in the early hours from work to say his wife was at home in West Norwood, south east-London, in a distressed state.

PC Matt Spence and PC Gill Moriarty went to the scene not knowing a baby was on the way but helped deliver the girl, who has been named Sara.

The father and ambulance service arrived soon after the birth.

PC Moriarty said: "This was not your usual type of call and it was great to play a part in the birth of a new baby girl."

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