San Francisco ambulance stolen with medics, patient in back

One of the paramedics managed to get to the front of the rig and force the man to pull over


By Laura French

SAN FRANCISCO — A man allegedly stole a San Francisco Fire Department ambulance on Thursday with paramedics and a patient still in the back. 

Officials say medics were treating the patient in the rig Thursday morning when someone got into the driver's seat and began driving away, according to NBC Bay Area

A San Francisco Fire Department ambulance was stolen Thursday morning with paramedics and a patient still in the back. (Photo/San Francisco Fire Department Facebook)
A San Francisco Fire Department ambulance was stolen Thursday morning with paramedics and a patient still in the back. (Photo/San Francisco Fire Department Facebook)

The rig was stopped when one of the medics managed to get to the front and force the man to pull over. The medics then flagged down police, who took the suspect into custody. 

The medics and patient were not injured during the incident. The name of the suspect was not reported. 

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