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JoCo ambulance stolen from KU Health System hospital

Man steals ambulance with crew still on board to ‘score some oxy'
Posted at 3:57 PM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 21:18:13-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Authorities in Kansas City, Kansas, are searching for a person who stole an ambulance Monday afternoon.

A Johnson County Med-Act ambulance was in a bay at the University of Kansas hospital when around 3:30 p.m., someone took off with the ambulance, according to a KCKPD spokesperson.

The ambulance crew was not injured in the incident.

Police said they used a tracking device on the ambulance to help track its location.

Officers found the ambulance undamaged near Interstate 635 and State Avenue.

The thief has not been found.

This is a developing story and will be updated.