E KY man steals ambulance

Posted by Kevin Kayse - e-mail

HAZARD, KY (WAVE) - An eastern Kentucky man has been charged with stealing an ambulance.

Explaining that he just needed a ride home, police say Shane Hale, 26, stole the ambulance outside of a Perry County hospital. The crew of the ambulance was inside the hospital at the time of the theft.

Hale was pulled over by an off-duty State Trooper a short time later for driving erratically.

He faces a charge of DUI as well as other charges.

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