Radio stolen from ambulance on Surrey emergency call

A thief who stole a radio from a Surrey ambulance has been branded "truly despicable" and "extremely irresponsible".

Surrey Police said the device was taken from a vehicle attending an emergency in Oak Lane, Woking, on Tuesday.

The hand-held radio has now been remotely deactivated.

David Dixon, of South East Coast Ambulance Service, said: "This was an extremely irresponsible act with potentially serious consequences."

He added: "I would urge anyone who has any information at all to contact the police immediately."

Sgt Andy Grapsas said: "This was a truly despicable offence and ultimately pointless as the radio was immediately disabled by the ambulance service.

"We are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time of the offence who may have information which could help the investigation."

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