Police use GPS to track ambulance stolen from Jackson area hospital

17275325-smallJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jackson police says an ambulance stolen from St. Dominic Hospital has been recovered in Scott County.

The Clarion-Ledger reports the ambulance is owned by Pafford EMS and was allegedly taken by a patient Sunday night.

Police spokeswoman Colendula Green said the ambulance was left running and someone jumped in and drove off.

Pafford officials say ambulances are equipped with GPS, so were able to stay in contact with police while the suspect was on the run.

Police say an unidentified suspect has been arrested.