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NAPERVILLE, Ill. (CBS) – A police sergeant is honored for his quick work after saving a toddler from highway traffic near Chicago.

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In Naperville, Illinois, Sgt. Anthony Mannino ran up and plucked the 2-year-old to safety. The child was not injured.

Mannino was honored by the department for his life-saving effort.

“I did what any of my peers would’ve done. Position that car, get out and quickly corral that kid before something bad would happen,” said Mannino.

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Police say the toddler lived nearby and was quickly reunited with his mother who was frantic to find him.

No charges are being filed.