The suspect forced the driver out of the ambulance at gunpoint and left them on the side of the road.
The suspect then got it and drove the ambulance away, with the patient and a second firefighter in the back, Houston Police said.
Southwest and Southeast officers just recovered a stolen HFD Ambulance at Southwest Freeway and Weslayan. HFD was transporting a patient to the hospital when a car ran the ambulance off the road and took the ambulance at gunpoint. One firefighter was left on the side of the road. pic.twitter.com/Ip5DRcjP5q