Woman arrested after taking ambulance for joyride
HICKORY, N.C. — Police said a Gastonia woman spent about 10 minutes joyriding in a stolen ambulance in Hickory.
According to WSOC, Norma Jean James jumped into the ambulance outside Frye Regional Medical Center Saturday night while the emergency medical technician stepped inside for a moment.
They said she stopped a few minutes later, and asked a man for a cigarette and directions to Gastonia.
Officers then spotted her at an intersection and arrested her.