Baltimore man steals ambulance, claims he was having a heart attack

While medics were inside a residence, a 38-year-old man got reportedly stole the rig to drive himself to the hospital


By Rachel Engel

BALTIMORE — A man who allegedly stole a city ambulance told police he was driving to the hospital because he was having a heart attack.

While emergency responders were working inside a residence, police report that a man got inside the still-running Baltimore City Fire Department ambulance and drove away, NBC News reported.

(Photo/Elvert Barnes, Flickr Creative Commons, CC BY-SA 2.0)
(Photo/Elvert Barnes, Flickr Creative Commons, CC BY-SA 2.0) ((Photo/Elvert Barnes, Flickr Creative Commons, CC BY-SA 2.0))

Police stopped the ambulance near MedStar Harbor Hospital and took him into custody.

The man reportedly told officers that he was having a heart attack and took the rig to drive to the hospital.

No charges were reported.

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