Police officers revive heart attack victim while responding to noise complaint

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By Sarina Trangle

REGO PARK — Officers from the 112th Precinct responding to a noise complaint came to the rescue a man having a heart attack after he collapsed near Austin Street and 63rd Drive Saturday afternoon.

Two officers saw the 53-year-old fall to the ground while in cardiac arrest, and after radioing for EMS assistance, the pair began giving CPR to the unconscious man, the NYPD said.

A sergeant and second officer arrived with an automated external defibrillator, which was used to restore the man’s heart rhythm and breathing.

The 53-year-old was taken to a nearby hospital, where police said he was recovering.

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