Man steals ambulance with paramedic, patient inside

The ambulance was stolen after paramedics responded to a call; the keys were in the ignition when the suspect took off


By EMS1 Staff

DAYTON, Ohio — A man was arrested Friday night after stealing an ambulance with a paramedic and patient inside.

WHIO.com reported that police apprehended Jeffrey Lamar Brown within an hour of driving off with a Dayton Fire Department life squad.

Brown was arrested and booked in jail on suspicion of robbery and two counts of kidnapping.
Brown was arrested and booked in jail on suspicion of robbery and two counts of kidnapping. (Photo/Montgomery County Jail)

The ambulance was stolen after paramedics responded to a call; the keys were in the ignition when the suspect took off.

Police were able to stop the ambulance about a mile and half from where it was stolen. Brown was arrested and booked in jail on suspicion of robbery and two counts of kidnapping.

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