UPDATE: Police have identified David Oliver III of San Antonio as the suspect in this case. He was booked into the Bell County Jail at 12:23 PM on Saturday, December 3, and charged with evading arrest and another, unlisted third degree felony.

An ambulance stolen from an Austin hospital was chased through several cities before coming to a stop behind the Killeen Police Department Saturday morning.

The vehicle was reported stolen from Austin’s University Medical Center Brackenridge shortly before 10 AM.
KVUE-TV reports that the emergency responders assigned to the ambulance were taking a patient into the medical center when they received word that the vehicle was gone. It left Austin shortly after 10 AM traveling north along Highway 183. At 11:44 AM, the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services posted a message to Twitter indicating that the chase had ended and the ambulance was recovered.

KXXV-TV reports that the ambulance came to a stop behind the Killeen Police Department headquarters at 402 North 2nd Street.

No injuries have been reported. The driver is expected to undergo a mental evaluation. Police have not released the suspect’s name or motive for stealing the vehicle.

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