Caught on Camera: South Florida officer saves choking man at car wash

BOCA RATON, Fla. – A South Florida police officer did not hesitate to help a choking man and it was all caught on camera.

Boca Raton police officer Bissoon stopped at a gas station and was standing by the car wash on Thursday when a man started choking on his lunch.

Video from inside the gas station shows the man running to Bissoon and he quickly performed the Heimlich maneuver.

Police said the man told Bissoon how grateful he was that he was there in his time of need.

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