Man steals ambulance in Pawtucket

Man steals ambulance in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET – Local police are seeking the public's help in locating a man who stole an ambulance and then crashed it.

On Friday, March 28, at about 4:45 a.m., the Pawtucket Police Department was notified by workers at MedTech Ambulance company that one of their vehicles had been stolen. MedTech employees had been monitoring the location of the stolen ambulance using an installed GPS system. The employees later found the ambulance abandoned on Carter Avenue near Orient Avenue.

The thief, who was caught on the dashboard camera, had left the scene by the time police arrived.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Pawtucket Police Department at 401-727-9100 and ask for Det. Doran, ext. 742, or Det. Johnston, ext. 724.