• Man wearing sunglasses accused of stealing ambulance from Nashville hospital

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A 38-year-old man is accused of stealing an ambulance from a Nashville hospital early Monday, WKRN reported.

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    Thomas, Luu, 38, is charged with driving under the influenceevading arrest and theft of an item worth $250,000 or more, according to court records.

    On April 28, Luu was convicted on a disorderly conduct charge.

    According to WSMV, a Nashville Fire Department ambulance crew was dropping off a patient at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital around 2:45 a.m. According to ambulance crew members, Luu, who was wearing sunglasses, walked past them, jumped into the ambulance and drove away.

    Investigators said they tracked the ambulance to the Music Row area, where Luu began blaring the air horn, WKRN reported.

    Luu surrendered to police around 3:30 a.m., the television station reported.

    Luu is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday, according to court records.

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