Va. man arrested after stealing ambulance from hospital
The ambulance was not damaged in the incident and has been put back into service
By EMS1 Staff
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A man was arrested Wednesday night after he stole an ambulance parked outside a hospital.
WTVR reported that Hopewell Fire Department Battalion Chief Donny Hunter said a first responder noticed the ambulance had disappeared around 7:30 p.m.
Police discovered the vehicle ditched in the woods near the hospital and took a man connected to the ambulance’s disappearance into custody, according to the report.
The ambulance was not damaged in the incident and has been put back into service, according to the report.