Police have charged a fireman accused of stealing from a patient.
Officials of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) have confirmed that the fireman was charged this morning.
The fireman has been identified as Glen Joseph, 28, of Ciceron.
He was arrested for allegedly stealing a woman’s gold wedding ring, on Friday last.
Reports reaching St. Lucia News Online (SNO) indicates that the woman was picked up by an ambulance and transported to a hospital after she had collapsed in Castries.
The woman reported losing her wedding ring after she was picked up by the ambulance. She accused Joseph of stealing the item. Joseph was responsible for taking her to the hospital.
A report was made with the Fire Service and the Criminal Investigations Department of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force (RSLPF).
The fireman, who is attached to the St. Lucia Fire Service Headquarters, was subsequently arrested.