Woman on larceny charge after ambulance kit was allegedly taken from roadside at Miranda

A kit bag similar to one of these was allegedly stolen from NSW Ambulance officers after they attended to a patient at Miranda earlier this month. Picture: Wolter Peeters
A kit bag similar to one of these was allegedly stolen from NSW Ambulance officers after they attended to a patient at Miranda earlier this month. Picture: Wolter Peeters

A woman will face court next month after she allegedly stole a NSW Ambulance kit in Miranda earlier this month.

About 7.20pm on Thursday, May 3, NSW Ambulance paramedics attended to a patient on Karimbla Road, Miranda.

In the process of transporting the patient to hospital, an ambulance kit was inadvertently left behind. When paramedics returned to the scene, the bag was gone.

The kit (a large green bag similar to the one pictured below) contained paramedic equipment and medication.

Picture: NSW Ambulance

Picture: NSW Ambulance

Paramedics reported the incident to officers from Sutherland Shire Police Area Command who launched an investigation.

On Monday at about 2.30pm, a 53-year-old woman attended Sutherland Police Station, where she was arrested.

The woman was charged with larceny.

She will appear at Sutherland Local Court on Thursday, June 28.