by: Jorge Milan, Palm Beach Post Updated: Oct 14, 2017 – 3:20 PM
BELLE GLADE, Fla. – Officer Jonathan Sanchez was hired by the Palm Beach Gardens police to protect and serve.
Delivering babies is just a bonus.
Sanchez responded Oct. 7 to a call of a pregnant woman in pain and found Jay Stern, of Belle Glade, on the bathroom floor ready to give birth, the Palm Beach Post reported.
It’s likely Sanchez had never encountered a similar scenario. Palm Beach Gardens police said in a statement that Sanchez was recently hired by the department and still has a week left in his training.
“When I got there, I saw that she was on the floor and the baby was on her way,” Sanchez said in a statement provided by Palm Beach Gardens police. “Instinct just kicked in and I did what I had to do to help her.”
Riley, a 6-pound, 7-ounce …