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    Pregnant Woman Helps Pull Teens Off Officer

    ALTON - Angela Gutierrez says she had to do something when she saw a police officer being attacked.
    "Nobody wants to be in that situation," she says.
    Gutierrez, who is nine months pregnant, was driving down the road with her husband and child, when she saw a group of teens attack a police officer.

    The Alton officer was called to the scene to break up a fight. Before arriving he already knew he would need help and called for backup. The teens the officer spotted refused to cooperate. Instead, they attacked.
    Dashcam video recorded sounds of the teens beating the officers repeatedly.

    Help finally arrived for the officer. It wasn't another officer. It was Gutierrez, whose baby is due in two weeks.

    She says, "Something felt like I had to help. I told the guys to leave him alone."


    Pregnant Woman Helps Pull Teens Off Officer - KRGV CHANNEL 5 NEWS - The Rio Grande Valley's News Channel - Breaking News, Breaking Stories - RGV News
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    Her husband was with her and SHE was the one to help the officer??


    hm..


    Either way, good for her.
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    The woman deserves a big hug.

    For attacking the officers, the teens deserve some serious attention...maybe some good hard labor for a year or more, I don't know, but they sure deserve some harsh punishment that they will remember for quite some time.

    I'm glad the officers are going to be okay.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmur5074 View Post
    Her husband was with her and SHE was the one to help the officer??


    hm..


    Either way, good for her.
    My exact thoughts. Just glad someone stepped in to help out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmur5074 View Post
    Her husband was with her and SHE was the one to help the officer??


    hm..


    Either way, good for her.
    That crossed my mind also when I read it
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    That crossed my mind also when I read it

    He probably makes her clean the house, change the oil in the car, and shovel snow too.
    No one has greater love than this, to lay down ones life for ones friends - John 15:13

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    I'm glad no one was seriously injured in this fiasco , especially the unborn child. I can't speak for the officer involved but if it was me in his position I would just as soon she had stayed out of the confrontation as she has a little one as a top priority and I wouldn't be able to stand it if she or her baby would have been seriously injured or worse trying to help. Getting on the phone for her might have been a better choice for rendering aid. I do admire her for her courage and her heart is in the right place.
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    I'd hate to be the guy who needed to be rescued by a pregnant woman. He's NEVER going to live that down.

    Glad he's ok and good for her!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    I'm glad no one was seriously injured in this fiasco , especially the unborn child. I can't speak for the officer involved but if it was me in his position I would just as soon she had stayed out of the confrontation as she has a little one as a top priority and I wouldn't be able to stand it if she or her baby would have been seriously injured or worse trying to help. Getting on the phone for her might have been a better choice for rendering aid. I do admire her for her courage and her heart is in the right place.
    i agree 100%. i would have rather taken the ass beating then have something happen to this woman and her unborn child. but she deserves a lot of credit for actions.
    in the warriors code there's no surrender, though his body says stop, his spirit cries...NEVER. deep in our souls, a quiet ember, knows its you against you, its the paradox that drives us all. its a battle of wills, in the heat of attack, its the passion that kills, and victory is yours alone.


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    Wow, nine months pregnant! I'm glad that no one was seriously hurt.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    Wow, nine months pregnant! I'm glad that no one was seriously hurt.
    Me either. Just remember, sometimes help comes from where you least expect it.


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    Good for her. Scary but good for her.
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