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Police praise quick thinking Lexi (4)

A FOUR-year-old Blackburn girl was praised by police for her quick thinking which saved her mother from serious injury, at a ceremony at the Mayor's Office in Blackburn.

Lexi Cooper alerted the emergency services when a wardrobe fell on top of her mother. knocking her unconscious.

Nicola was at home with Lexi, and her two other children two-year-old Harry and one-year-old Amelia, where she was tidying things away on a bookcase.

The bookcase fell on top of her, trapping her beneath it. Lexi tried to wake her mother. She then located Nicola's mobile phone and rang 999.