9/02/18 Albuquerque, NM Man steals Ambulance from hospital – 20 Minute Chase – difficult spike strips – Lots of damage – Arrested.
September 2, 2018 at 2:26 AM CDT – Updated September 2 at 5:33 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KOAT/CNN) – This ambulance wasn’t headed to the emergency room.
Albuquerque Police said a man stole an ambulance from a local hospital early Saturday morning, and their short pursuit of him was caught on camera.
“We had an individual who stole an ambulance from a hospital. That individual was able to get inside the ambulance, take off and we were called right away,” said police spokesman Simon Drobik.
The chase lasted about 20 minutes, and officers used spike belts to take out the front tires.