Patient attacked paramedic and stole ambulance, N.L. RCMP say
Police say a man in Newfoundland assaulted a paramedic while being taken to hospital and then stole an ambulance, which ended up in a ditch. (Newfoundland and Labrador RCMP)
FLOWERS COVE, N.L. -- Police say a Newfoundland patient assaulted a paramedic and then stole an ambulance.
RCMP said Monday that a 48-year-old man was being taken to hospital on Friday evening when he became violent.
A photo released by the Mounties show an ambulance in the ditch, stuck in the snow, in a rural area near Flower's Cove.
Police say the man was taken into custody
They say the investigation is continuing and charges are pending.