Mont. ambulance stolen during medical call

The rig was tracked down by Missoula police and a suspect was taken into custody


Zoe Buchli
Missoulian, Mont.

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Missoula Police Department arrested a man on suspicion of theft of a Missoula Emergency Services ambulance on Thursday afternoon.

Yared Lahart, 27, was taken into custody after officers located the vehicle as it was traveling eastbound on Broadway at Russell Street, according to a Facebook post from the police department. The emergency services crew was on scene for a medical call at the 1100 block of West Broadway when the ambulance was stolen at about 11:00 a.m.

 

27-year-old Yared Lahart has been arrested in connection with the theft of a Missoula Emegency Service Inc. Ambulance...

Posted by City of Missoula Police Department on Thursday, May 6, 2021

There was no one else in the ambulance at the time it was taken, Sgt. Travis Welsh said.

Lahart was booked into the Missoula County Detention Facility at about 12 p.m. on Thursday.

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McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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