Woman thanks NYPD officer from LI for saving her life 16 years ago
An NYPD officer from Bellmore reunited with the woman whose life he saved 16 years ago.
Detective Carlos Santos saw a man carrying an unconscious little girl screaming for help.
Sofhia Cochegrus was 4 years old at the time and was choking on a piece of gum.
Santos performed the Heimlich maneuver and saved her life.
Sofhia studies criminal justice now and hopes to one day join the NYPD.