HOUSTON — A man was taken into custody Thursday night after Houston police said he stole an ambulance.
The man was arrested after police said they found the ambulance in the drive-thru line of a fast-food restaurant in Southwest Houston.
Houston police said the ambulance was stolen while paramedics were on a call. The suspect is accused of jumping in the ambulance and driving away.
Authorities were able to track the stolen ambulance to a fast food restaurant at the intersection of South Post Oak and West Orem. They said the driver was at the drive-thru ordering food with the emergency lights flashing when they arrived.
He was taken into custody without further incident. It's unclear what the man will be charged with.