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Man steals medic’s laptop right off hospital stretcher

Posted at 12:22 PM, Nov 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-12 14:57:28-05

RICHMOND, Va. — Police are looking for the man who walked into Community Hospital in Richmond and stole a laptop off a stretcher. The laptop, a Panasonic Toughbook, belonged to the Richmond Ambulance Authority, according to Richmond Police.

Police released a photo of the man accused of the October 31 crime.

Richmond Ambulance Authority theft

“The suspect is described as a black male, age 20 to 25, who was last seen wearing a green hoodie with black stars all over it, dark pants and a black, draw-string backpack with the logo ‘Jordan 23’ on it,” a Richmond Police spokeswoman wrote in an email. “Anyone with any information about his whereabouts is asked to call First Precinct Detective A.G. Partain at (804) 646-1290 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.”

The Richmond Ambulance Authority said there was no patient information on the laptop and the information contained on the laptop was encrypted.