Emergency bag stolen from Edinburgh ambulance

Emergency bag stolen from Edinburgh ambulance

Thieves who stole vital medical bag from ambulance on call-out branded despicable

The green rucksack, with the words Emergency Medical Response on it, was taken from the Dalry area of Edinburgh at around 9.20pm.

Police Inspector Gill Lundberg from Drylaw Police station said Stealing from emergency service workers trying to help someone is a despicable act.

While the theft of this equipment has not impacted on the care of the patient, I am concerned what could happen if the stolen drugs were to be taken by a member of the public.

Despicable theft from ambulance workers on call-out

While the theft of this equipment has not impacted on the care of the patient, I am concerned what could happen if the stolen drugs were to be taken by a member of the public. These drugs can be dangerous if misused. I would appeal for anyone who witnessed the theft, or knows where these items are now, to contact police immediately.

These drugs can be dangerous if misused. I would appeal for anyone who witnessed the theft, or knows where these items are now, to contact police immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 4228 of 17th November.

A medical bag was stolen from ambulance workers as they responded to a call-out, in what police described as a despicable act.

A medical bag was stolen from ambulance workers as they responded to a call-out, in what police described as a “despicable” act.

The green rucksack with the words Emergency Medical Response contained drugs which could be harmful if misused, police said.

The green rucksack with the words Emergency Medical Response contained drugs which could be harmful if misused, police said.

Police Inspector Gill Lundberg said: Stealing from emergency service workers trying to help someone is a despicable act.

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