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Winnipeg Ambulance Stolen While Crews Attended Patient

Some Winnipeg paramedics were left in the lurch Thursday morning after their ambulance was stolen while they attended a call in the city’s North End.

The crew went to a home in the 200 block of McGregor Street at about 4 a.m., but the patient decided not to go to the hospital, said Paul Roberts, a superintendent with the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service.

When the paramedics walked outside to put their gear away, their ambulance was gone.

Roberts said the ambulance was equipped with anti-theft features, but for some reason, they failed.

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