NYPD Officer Saves Life of Tourist Who Suffered Heart Attack in Times Square

An NYPD officer on duty in Times Square helped save the life of a man who had suffered a heart attack Saturday evening. 

At around 7:45 p.m., Officer Rulx Philanthrope was notified that a person was down at nearby W. 43rd Street and Broadway.

When he found the individual, a 73-year old man from Texas, he immediately began CPR.

Another officer soon arrived and provided the man with a shock from a defibrillator. 

The man was transported to a local hospital and is now said to be in good spirits.


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