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Patient Arrested in St. Louis Hospital Ambulance Theft

Emergency crews transported a 48-year-old man to Saint Louis University Hospital early Wednesday after they found him in the street.

December 05, 2018 - 3:47 pm
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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a patient stole an ambulance from a St. Louis hospital. 

KSDK-TV reports emergency crews transported a 48-year-old man to Saint Louis University Hospital around 3:25 a.m. Wednesday after they found him in the street. Police say that the man then left the emergency room while being treated and drove off in the ambulance, which had been parked outside. 

The ambulance was later found and the suspect taken into custody.