9/21/23 St. Louis, MO – Ambulance At Hospital – A Discharged Patient Steals It – Tracked Down And Recovered

Man arrested after stealing ambulance from Vanderbilt

September 21, 2023


A St. Louis City Fire Department ambulance has been recovered after it was stolen this morning.

According to Captain Garon Mosby, shortly after 5 a.m., Medic 26 arrived at St. Mary’s Hospital. During patient intake, a discharged patient who was previously transported by another ambulance, stole the medic unit. It was tracked and eventually recovered in the area of S. Broadway & Keokuk.

Captain Mosby says the unit does not appear to have sustained any damage.

Police have not released the identity of the suspect or the charges associated. The investigation is ongoing.