Ambulance car vandalised in Leeds

06 April 2018

A rapid response vehicle from Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust has been taken off the road after being vandalised.

One of the car’s windows was smashed with a brick whilst the paramedic was treating a patient in the Burmantofts area of Leeds on Thursday 5 April.

Stephen Segasby, Deputy Director of Operations at Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust, said: “We are shocked and very disappointed by this act of vandalism. The vehicle has been made unavailable to respond to life-threatening emergencies whilst repairs are carried out.

“Our dedicated staff work extremely hard to deliver the best possible service and for them to be targeted in this way is appalling. We would encourage any witnesses to contact the police to assist in their investigation.”

Any information about the incident can be given to West Yorkshire Police on 101 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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