Early Arrival at Penn Station ... Of Newborn Baby

Officers step in to help woman deliver 7-pound boy

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    Caesar Penn Boothe arrived a little early at Penn Station Wednesday in front of the rush-hour crowd.

    A New Jersey woman described a very unusual occurrence at Penn Station Wednesday -- an early arrival.

    And what arrived was even more unusual -- a bouncing baby boy.

    Thanks to help from several officers and an Amtrak official, Marie Boothe gave birth to 7-pound Caesar Boothe.

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    A local mother described a rare early arrival at Penn Station ... of her brand-new, 7-pound son.

    Jonathan and Marie Boothe were trying to hustle from East Orange, N.J., to North Central Hospital in the Bronx, but Caesar conquered that plan.

    Jonathan called out for help, and got plenty of it. Officers Debra Garbutt, Ernest Huang and Marie Medina, as well as Amtrak Officer Karen Schrof, helped deliver the baby, who was given the middle name "Penn."

    The baby was delivered during rush hour in front of a huge crowd of onlookers.