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Ambulance stolen from driveway while EMS respond to call

April 15, 2013, Marystown, N.L. – The RCMP in Newfoundland are investigating after an ambulance was stolen while paramedics were tending to a patient in distress.

April 15, 2013
By The Canadian Press

April 15, 2013, Marystown, N.L. – The RCMP in Newfoundland are investigating after an ambulance was stolen while paramedics were tending to a patient in distress.

The Mounties say an ambulance was stolen Sunday morning from a driveway of a home in Marystown.

They issued a statement saying paramedics were inside the home when the ambulance was stolen.

A second ambulance was called to the scene that took the patient to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre.

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Investigators say the stolen ambulance was found kilometres away from the home.

The RCMP could not be reached for further comment.