Mental Patient Arrested For Stealing Ambulance

(Memphis) A suspect is in custody, accused of stealing an ambulance.

Deneraous Hardy faces charges for theft of property.

Deputies say Hardy stole the ambulance while emergency workers were dropping off a patient at the Memphis Mental Health Institute Saturday.

Security officers reviewed video, which showed Hardy get in the ambulance.

The ambulance belonged to a hospital in Marshall County, MS.

Court records show Hardy had just been released from MMHI.

The ambulance was found Saturday morning near Victoria, Mississippi with Hardy inside.