Discharged patient stole St. Louis City ambulance, police say

Published: Sep. 21, 2023 at 7:33 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A St. Louis City Fire Department ambulance has been recovered after it was stolen this morning.

According to Captain Garon Mosby, shortly after 5 a.m., Medic 26 arrived at St. Mary’s Hospital. During patient intake, a discharged patient who was previously transported by another ambulance, stole the medic unit. It was tracked and eventually recovered in the area of S. Broadway & Keokuk.

Captain Mosby says the unit does not appear to have sustained any damage.

Police have not releasd the identity of the suspect or the charges associated. The investigation is ongoing.