Los Angeles

Police Recover Stolen LAFD Ambulance

The rescue ambulance was involved in a crash

An ambulance stolen in downtown Los Angeles Sunday morning was recovered in Westlake, near MacArthur Park.

A paramedic crew was assessing a patient when their vehicle was stolen, said Amy Bastman of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The rescue ambulance was involved in a non-injury traffic crash at 3:45 a.m. in the 2600 block of West Seventh Street, near MacArthur Park, Bastman said.

"An additional paramedic ambulance was dispatched to the scene of the original incident to provide patient transportation to a local hospital," she said. "Further details of the incident are under active investigation."

This is the second ambulance stolen within the past week, according to media reports.

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