Police: Man steals private ambulance, car wearing firefighter uniform in Streeterville

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CHICAGO – A private ambulance and a car were stolen Saturday morning by a suspect wearing a firefighter uniform in Streeterville.

At around 10 a.m., Chicago police were dispatched to the 100 block of West Oak Street on the report of a stolen vehicle.

A man stole a private ambulance and drove it several blocks away to the 200 block of East Lake Shore Drive. He got out and told a 47-year-old man he had to move his car for an emergency.

The man told police the suspect was wearing a firefighter uniform and emptied property from the ambulance into the victim’s car. Police said he then fled the scene.

The stolen vehicle is a white Ford fusion with a Blackhawks license plate.

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