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Watch: Man attempts to steal ambulance while paramedics attend to elderly patient

Paramedics were attending to a pensioner when they were interrupted by a man who tried to break into the emergency vehicle.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 19, 2020 7:41:01 pm
England, Ambulance, Theft, attempted theft, CCTV camera footage, Viral video, Trending news, Paramedics, Lancashire police department, Lancashire, Indian Express newsA video of the dramatic incident which was caught on CCTV camera showed a man approaching the ambulance parked next to a bus stop. (Picture credit: YouTube/Deadline News)

A man attempted to steal an ambulance while paramedics were attending an elderly patient in England’s Lancashire.

According to a report by Metro, paramedics were attending to a pensioner who had fallen in the Blackpool area on August 12 when they were interrupted by a man who was trying to break into the vehicle.

A video of the dramatic incident showed the man approaching the ambulance parked next to a bus stop.

Just as the man tried to enter the vehicle through the front door, paramedics tackled the man to the ground.

Watch the video here:

A spokeswoman for Lancashire Police told Daily Mail that the man, later identified as a 51-year-old Blackpool resident was arrested on suspicion of theft and possession of drugs.

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