Woman charged with trying to drive ambulance away under the influence

A woman suspected of trying to drive off in an ambulance while under the influence is due to appear in court in August.

Police in Strabane charged the 46-year-old woman with being in charge with excess alcohol in breath, and taking a motor vehicle without authority.

She is due to appear before Strabane Magistrates' Court on Thursday, August 11.

As is usual procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

Ambulance taken

The charges relate to an incident in the Brigade Terrace area of Strabane on Saturday, July 23, during which a woman attempted to drive off in an ambulance.