Patient in ambulance assaults paramedic, steals ambulance and crashes

Flower’s Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador – On Friday evening, April 12, 2019, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Flower’s Cove RCMP received a report that a patient who was being transported in an ambulance assaulted a paramedic, stole the ambulance and crashed it a short distance away.

Police arrived at the scene of the crash and took the 48-year-old man into custody.

The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

Stolen ambulance from Flower's Cove crashes along Route 430 on April 12, 2019.
(RCMP) Stolen ambulance from Flower’s Cove crashes along Route 430 on April 12, 2019.

Flower’s Cove RCMP
NL RCMP



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