Man who 'booted' ambulance fired, cited

The convenience store worker had booted an ambulance while medics were inside the store helping a patient


NEW ORLEANS — A convenience store worker who booted an ambulance while crews were inside the store tending to a patient has been cited and fired.

Ahmed Sidi Aleywa was issued a citation by New Orleans police for simple criminal damage and was terminated from his job at Mr. Quicky's convenience store, according to WWLTV.

Sidi Alewya put a boot on the ambulance Friday while crews were helping a man inside the store who has having a life-threatening medical problem.

A police report said that Side Alewya didn't realize that he had booted an ambulance and added that he doesn't speak English.

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