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UPDATED: Suspect arrested after allegedly stealing ambulance

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The man police say stole an ambulance Tuesday night in Martins Ferry has been arrested.

Officials say Anthony Norman was arrested after being spotted by the Belmont County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies saw the stolen ambulance near exit 214 on Interstate 70 East and then proceeded to make the stop. That’s when officers say they found Norman driving the ambulance.

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Officials say the ambulance was in the middle of making a transport for a medical flight when Norman hopped in and took off in the vehicle that belongs to the Martins Ferry medical squad.

Norman now faces a number of charges and is being held in the Belmont County Jail.

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