Patient arrested in St. Louis hospital ambulance theft

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 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.

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