Police: Man steals ambulance with patient, medic onboard - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Police: Man steals ambulance with patient, medic onboard

Posted: Updated:

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.

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

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • More NewsMore>>

  • "No immediate threat" after student escorted out of class by Weathersfield police

    "No immediate threat" after student escorted out of class by Weathersfield police

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:05 PM EST2018-02-21 01:05:37 GMT

    Weathersfield Superintendent Damon Dohar said there is no immediate threat to Mineral Ridge High School after a student was escorted out of the classroom Tuesday by police. 

    More >>

    Weathersfield Superintendent Damon Dohar said there is no immediate threat to Mineral Ridge High School after a student was escorted out of the classroom Tuesday by police. 

    More >>
  • Hoerig requests case dismissal in death of husband

    Hoerig requests case dismissal in death of husband

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:21 PM EST2018-02-21 00:21:57 GMT
    Claudia HoerigClaudia Hoerig

    Claudia Hoerig was back in Trumbull County Court Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing. Hoerig has asked Judge Andrew Logan to dismiss her case. 

    More >>

    Claudia Hoerig was back in Trumbull County Court Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing. Hoerig has asked Judge Andrew Logan to dismiss her case. 

    More >>
  • Trumbull commissioners approve hire of county administrator

    Trumbull commissioners approve hire of county administrator

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:53 PM EST2018-02-20 22:53:32 GMT
    A new administrator will oversee operations and purchases made in Trumbull County. Trumbull County Commissioners Dan Polivka and Mauro Cantalamessa voted to approve the hiring of Mike Matas at their meeting today. Matas currently works as Lake County's budget director. County Commissioner Frank Fuda was the lone no vote against the move. Fuda has told 21 News in recent weeks that he doesn't believe the county has the finances to pay for a county administrator. Polivka says Matas c...More >>
    A new administrator will oversee operations and purchases made in Trumbull County. Trumbull County Commissioners Dan Polivka and Mauro Cantalamessa voted to approve the hiring of Mike Matas at their meeting today. Matas currently works as Lake County's budget director. County Commissioner Frank Fuda was the lone no vote against the move. Fuda has told 21 News in recent weeks that he doesn't believe the county has the finances to pay for a county administrator. Polivka says Matas c...More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms