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.