Person in Custody After Leading Police on Chase in Stolen Ambulance

A person was taken into custody Tuesday morning after leading police on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen ambulance. 

Just after 7:30 a.m., someone took off in the ambulance from the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center near the 1700 block of West Taylor Street on the city's Southwest Side, according to Illinois State Police. 

The chase began around 7:35 a.m. and ended about 20 minutes after when the driver was arrested on I-294 near 127th Street in Alsip. 

No one was inside the ambulance at the time except the driver, police said. 

A spokesperson for the ambulance company, Medical Express Ambulance Services out of suburban Skokie, did not immediately return a request for comment.

This story is developing, check back for details.

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