Three police officers deliver baby girl in five minutes flat after mother goes into labour in Kentish Town

A new baby girl was brought into the world with the help of three London police officers in Kentish Town.

The trio of bobbies assisted new mum Weihong Yu in giving birth after she went into labourin Kentish Town Road on Sunday night.

PC Burch, PC Williams and PC King arrived at 9.27pm to help Ms Yu, who gave birth just five minutes later at 9.32pm.

The London Ambulance Service arrived atthe scene just a minute later and whisked the newborn, who is yet to be named, and mother to hospital.

The baby and mother are said to be doing well in hospital (Met Police)

The pair both remain there and are doing well, Scotland Yard said on Monday morning.

A statement from the Met Police said the “really hard work” was done by the Ms Yu.

Since sharing the news on social media, the officers involved have been resoundingly praised.

Police said it was Ms Yu who did the really hard work (Met Police)

Well-wishers tweeted “well done” to the officers, while others commented “great work”.

One congratulatory message even came from across the Atlantic, with Bill Bratton, a former New York City Police commissioner, writing on Twitter: “Great work, @metpoliceuk! Congratulations to all.”
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