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Ambulance Stolen From Port Jeff Hospital

Police say a Brooklyn man stole an ambulance parked in front of a hospital in Port Jefferson on Friday morning.

The ambulance was taken from John Mather Memorial Hospital at about 11:50 a.m., authorities said. It was recovered 10 minutes laster, about a mile away.


Police arrested 30-year-old Joseph Rey at the scene.

The ambulance belonged to the Terryville Fire Department. According to police, the crew was dropping off a patient inside the hospital when the vehicle was stolen.

With The Associated Press.

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