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Man steals ambulance and crashes it because Jesus told him to do so

By Mason White 6:24 PM March 9, 2015
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By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on charges of theft after allegedly stealing an ambulance because Jesus told him to do so, police in Texas said.

The Houston Fire Department said that the ambulance was stolen from 2121 Main Street near West Gray Street around 10:00 a.m.

The ambulance was recovered about 30 minutes later at Waugh and Gray streets, where it crashed into a moving truck. Police said that the suspect was arrested a few blocks away.

When asked why he stole the ambulance, the suspect said that Jesus told him to do so. A passenger in the moving truck was injured and was taken to a hospital.

The suspect was charged with one count of theft and was booked into jail.