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Gas may have been siphoned from ambulance, Colleton Co. deputies say

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) -

Authorities are investigating after an ambulance driver in Walterboro said that someone siphoned gas from his vehicle early Thursday morning.

According to the Colleton County Sheriff's Office, an employee of Personal Care Ambulance, located on Eddie Chasteen Drive, told deputies that he found a gas container sitting near his ambulance around 1 a.m. Thursday.

When deputies arrived, they noticed that the fuel door of the ambulance was open and that the gas cap had also been removed.  They saw that the gas container was holding about a gallon of fuel that they say may have been siphoned from the ambulance.

This investigation is ongoing.  If you have any information regarding the incident, call the Colleton County Sheriff's Office at (843)549-2211.

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