A member of the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department has gone above and beyond her call of duty after helping a mother give birth on the street.
The police department received a distress call about a woman who collapsed and dispatched the an officer at around 10.25am on June 19, 2019.
According to reports making the round, Lebogang Mngomezulu arrived at the scene and found a 28-year-old woman in labour.
Lebogang jumped into action and proceeded to assist the pregnant woman who was writhing in pain.
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The cop then sat with the lady and helped her welcome her newborn to the world without any complications.
The baby was born on a pavement and that did not stop the brave police officer from exercising her duty.
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The kind cop wrapped the baby in her jacket and waited for paramedics to arrive at the scene.
According to a statement released by Lebogang's department, the pregnant woman gave birth to a healthy baby girl.
"Officer Mngomezulu delivered a healthy baby girl on the pavement and wrapped the baby in her Metro Police jacked. The officer then fetched a paramedic from Johannesburg Central Fire Station and took her to Eloff Street to cut the umbilical cord," the department said.
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In a similar story, Legit.ng gathered the report of a kindhearted janitor that came to the rescue of a pregnant woman that went into labour at a shopping mall.
The cleaner took charge of the situation and delivered the baby before the arrival of an ambulance.
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