Mental Patient Arrested For Stealing Ambulance

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

(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.