Mesa PD: Man arrested for stealing an ambulance

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Posted at 3:24 PM, Feb 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 17:24:57-05

MESA, AZ — A man was arrested in Mesa after admitting to stealing an ambulance.

Mesa police report that on February 21, they responded to the area of Horne and Broadway roads for a reported stolen ambulance from American Medical Response. A Mesa police helicopter spotted the ambulance a few blocks away, where patrol officers intercepted it.

The driver, Robert Anthony Hidalgo, 53, reportedly told police, "I stole the ambulance."

Hidalgo has been charged with unlawful use of a vehicle.

His next court date is March 6.