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Police: NC woman steals ambulance, attempts to run over officer

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Shephanie Erwin (Source: Hendersonville PD) Shephanie Erwin (Source: Hendersonville PD)

A Hendersonville woman has been charged after police said she tried to run over an officer with a stolen ambulance early Monday morning.

According to warrants provided by police, 31-year-old Shephanie Erwin is charged with taking the ambulance from Pardee Hospital while she was under the influence.

Hendersonville police said they pursued the stolen ambulance, and once they got it to stop, an officer ran in front of it to open the driver's side door.

Police said Erwin then attempted to run over the officer.

Part of the chase and arrest was caught on dash cam video on an officer's patrol car. Watch it here.

At some point during the incident police said Erwin stole an EMS jacket valued at $150.

Erwin is charged with assault with a deadly weapon on a government official, fleeing arrest, driving while impaired, larceny of a motor vehicle, misdemeanor larceny and injury to personal property, according to warrants.

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