Archive for October 10th, 2014

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Ambulance stolen from local hospital

The the Chicago Tribune has an article about Arlington Heights Ambulance 4 being stolen this morning fromNorthwest Community Hospital:

A Minneapolis, Minnesota woman has been charged after police said she stole an ambulance from an Arlington Heights hospital and drove it to Rantoul early Friday morning. Samantha Sligar, 27, was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, according to a statement from Rantoul police.

An ambulance crew was dropping off a patient at Northwest Community Hospital in the northwest suburb about 4 a.m. Friday, according to the Arlington Heights fire department. When the crew returned the ambulance was gone.

A woman took the ambulance and fled the area. She was later spotted by Matteson police traveling southbound on Interstate 57, according to Illinois State Police. By 6:30 a.m., police had stopped the ambulance along I-57 near exit 250, according to the Rantoul Police Department. No injuries were reported.

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