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El Paso (Texas) Police Locate Stolen Private Ambulance

EL PASO, Texas — El Paso police have located a private ambulance stolen from an East Side hospital possibly by a psychiatric patient.

Police said the ambulance was found about 9:30 p.m. outside the Albertsons store at 5636 N. Desert on the West Side. A man suspected of taking the vehicle was also in custody.

The ambulance was parked outside the emergency room when it was taken around 8 p.m. from Del Sol Medical Center, according to police radio transmissions. The vehicle is Dominion Ambulance No. 9 and is white, red and yellow in color.