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Man Arrested After Allegedly Taking Ambulance on Joyride

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - A man is facing some serious charges after allegedly taking an ambulance from a hospital. The ambulance was taken around 2:30AM early Saturday morning from the Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital.

An employee says he went inside the hospital to get a patient and when he stepped outside, that's when he saw his ambulance driving down Morgan. Later police say the saw the ambulance traveling at a high rate of speed, swerving all across the road with it's lights on.

Police ere able to pull it over in the 6500 block of Liptonshire.  Police found Joey Castro, 18, behind the wheel and arrested him. He is now facing a slew of charges including DWI and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.