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Police: Teens used slingshot to bust ambulance window while patient was inside

Hot Springs police arrested 18-year-old Tyler York (pictured) and a 16-year-old on three counts of aggravated assault and three counts of first-degree criminal mischief. (Photo courtesy: Hot Springs Police Dept.)

Two teenagers are accused of using a slingshot and glass marbles to bust out vehicle windows, including a Lifenet ambulance that was carrying a patient.

Hot Springs police arrested 18-year-old Tyler York and a 16-year-old, whose name has not been released, on three counts of aggravated assault and three counts of first-degree criminal mischief on Wednesday

Their arrests follow three separate complaints of windows on vehicles being "shot out" on Dec. 14, but police say the suspects used a slingshot and not a firearm.

The suspect vehicle in all three incidents was described as a red Jeep Wrangler.

Police say they were able to develop two suspects "through diligent work and the cooperation with the public."




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