Video: Police apprehend suspect after ambulance theft
Authorities say Keith Peacock, 63, got into the ambulance through the back after asking the crew for a ride
By Laura French
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A Florida man is accused of stealing an ambulance from outside a hospital while crewmembers were dropping off a patient.
The ambulance crew told police Peacock had asked them for a ride earlier while they were transporting a patient.
While crewmembers were inside the hospital, Peacock allegedly tried to get into the front door of the ambulance, a witness told police. When he was unable to get in through the front, he allegedly climbed in the back and drove away in the rig.
Peacock now faces a charge of grand theft.