Police: Ohio man steals ambulance with patient, medic onboard

Police say a 44-year-old man stole the Dayton Fire Department rescue squad during a call Friday night

Ambulance

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – Police say a man has been arrested in southwest Ohio after stealing an ambulance with a patient and a medic in the back.

The Dayton Daily News reports that police say a 44-year-old man stole the Dayton Fire Department rescue squad during a call Friday night. Keys were left in the ignition of the ambulance, allowing him to drive off.

Police finally stopped the ambulance after it traveled more than a mile.

The man was booked into Montgomery County Jail on Friday on felony charges of robbery and kidnapping.

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Information from: Dayton Daily News, http://www.daytondailynews.com

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