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Ambulance Thief Arrested After Leading Police on Pursuit

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    Alleged Ambulance Thief Arrested After Chase

    Police were in pursuit of a woman who allegedly stole an ambulance Monday, April 2, 2018. (Published Tuesday, April 3, 2018)

    A woman in a stolen city ambulance led officers on a freeway pursuit early Tuesday in Los Angeles. 

    Paramedics were about to transfer care of an ill patient to staff inside the California Hospital Medical Center in downtown Los Angeles just before a woman stole the vehicle.

    The Los Angeles Police Department engaged in pursuit after locating the stolen ambulance. The high-speed driver reached speeds of up to 70 mph as she hopped through various freeways in Los Angeles.

    No patients were in the ambulance when it was stolen.

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    (Published Friday, July 14, 2017)

    Police arrested the driver at approximately 1:15 a.m. in Chino Hills.

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