UPDATE (3 p.m. Aug. 3, 2021): A man has been arrested after a Charleston Fire Department ambulance was stolen Monday night, Aug. 2.

According to the Charleston Police Department, Christopher Allen Wehrle, 29, of Charleston faces charges of Grand Larceny- Auto and Destruction of Property in connection to the stolen ambulance as well as a busted CPD police cruiser window.


CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Charleston Police are searching for the suspect that is accused of stealing an ambulance.

The ambulance has been recovered but was stolen around 10:30 p.m. from CAMC General according to dispatchers.

The suspect got out of the ambulance and took off.

We will provide more information on this developing story as soon as new details are released.