Ambulance stolen from Norwegian Hospital crashes in Gold Coast; suspect in custody

Chicago Crime

CHICAGO — An ambulance was stolen from Norwegian Hospital Tuesday night.

At around 7:30 p.m., officers responded to the hospital, located in the 1000 block of North Francisco Avenue.

Police said a suspect stole a Chicago Fire Department ambulance from the hospital and fled from police.

During the incident, a bicyclist and another vehicle were struck in the 2200 block of West Division. The bicyclist self-transported to St. Mary Hospital with minor injuries.

The ambulance kept going and ended up crashing in the 0-100 block of North Boulevard, near North Astor Street. The suspect was placed into custody and charges are pending, police said.

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