PE. com: RTA bus stolen from in front of hospital in Moreno Valley

The updates and corrects a previous story we had published that state the bus was stolen from Riverside.

A thief took a Riverside Transit Agency bus for a brief ride while the driver took a bathroom break Wednesday, April 24, authorities said. The thief was arrested about 10 minutes after the theft.

The bus on Route 41 was empty while sitting at Riverside University Health System in Moreno Valley on a layover about 12:15 p.m., RTA spokesman Bradley Weaver said. How the thief entered the bus and managed to start it was under investigation, Weaver said. The bus had vanished by the time the driver returned.

Riverside County sheriff’s deputies found the bus in the area of Eucalyptus Avenue and Morrison Street.

To read the PE.com story, here is the link.

Here is video a MVM reader sent in on the incident.

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