One person is in custody after an ambulance was vandalized while medics answered a call in Philadelphia’s Hunting Park section on Sunday, according to police.
The incident occurred just after midnight in the 1200 block of West Somerset Street, ABC 6 reported.
“Police said while medics were tending to a man, an unknown person approached and began to throw bricks at the ambulance, jumping on the hood of the vehicle and causing extensive damage,” the outlet stated.
The medics called for police assistance but the man fled the scene before officers arrived.
“The ambulance had to be taken out of service due to the damage it incurred,” the ABC report continued, adding that the incident is currently under investigation. The person in custody faces vandalism charges.
Philadelphia has seen other violent crime in recent days.
A four-year-old girl was hurt and a man killed after a double shooting in Philadelphia on