Florida woman steals ambulance, crashes into police car
FORT PIERCE, Fla. – A Florida woman had quite the morning on Wednesday after stealing an ambulance, leading a chase, and then crashing into a police car.
Officials say Amber Sills, 29, stole an empty ambulance left by paramedics on a call in a Fort Pierce apartment complex. According to WPTV, St. Lucie County ambulances are left running.
When the paramedics were preparing to leave with a patient, they heard a call about a stolen ambulance and thought it was a joke.
It turned out Sills had stolen the crew's ambulance.
Police spotted Sills and followed her on a short 3-minute chase before it came to an end with her crashing into the police cruiser.
The officer was not injured and Sills was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on a law enforcement officer, aggravated fleeing and eluding, and grand theft.
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