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Clark County fire truck stolen; suspect in custody

Updated September 8, 2017 - 8:07 pm

The Metropolitan Police Department has taken into custody a person the agency said stole a “Clark County EMS truck,” according to posts on the department’s official Twitter account.

At 4:16 p.m. Friday the department posted officers were pursuing the stolen vehicle on southbound Interstate-15 near Primm. Six minutes later, the department posted that the suspect was in custody.

County spokesman Erik Pappa said he received preliminary reports that the vehicle was stolen in the area of Las Vegas Boulevard South and Harmon Avenue while the paramedics it belonged to were treating a patient.

Contact Michael Scott Davidson at sdavidson@reviewjournal.com or 702-477-3861. Follow @davidsonlvrj on Twitter.

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