1/25/21 Panama City, FL – A Gulf County Ambulance Was Stolen From The Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital Bay – Found Abandoned

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January 25, 2021


PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — The Panama City Police have located the ambulance that was stolen from Ascension Sacred Heart Bay Monday afternoon.

Shortly before 5:30 p.m., the ambulance was located on East 2nd Plaza and Wabash Avenue in Springfield.

According to PCPD one person is detained at this time and is being questioned by investigators.

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — Panama City Police are currently searching for a stolen ambulance.

Police said the ambulance from Ascension Sacred Heart Bay at 3:30 p.m.

“The full-sized ambulance is white in color with lime green stripes and labeled as MEDIC 1,” officers wrote in a news release.

Gulf County Sheriff Mike Harrison said the vehicle is county-owned and contains thousands of dollars worth of equipment. He also noted that the county can’t afford to lose an ambulance to criminals.

“It would really, really have a negative effect on a small county,” Harrison said. “We really rely on it to take care of our citizens.” 

He added that it should be easy to spot.

“Ambulances kind of stick out in a crowd,” Harrison said.

Anyone with information about the ambulance is asked to call PCPD at (850) 872-3100.

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