NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Metro Police said a suspect stole a Rutherford County ambulance from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and intentionally struck a police cruiser after being spotted by the officer.

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According to Metro Police, the suspect stopped the ambulance in the middle of Murfreesboro Road, put it in reverse, and drove quickly into the front end of a police vehicle. An officer was finishing up another call and was in the area when the ambulance passed him.

MUG - Renny McMahon - 8/27/19

Renny McMahon, 50, was charged with theft and aggravated assault by Metro Police. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department)

Police identified the suspect as Renny McMahon, 50. He has been charged with aggravated assault and theft.

Police said Officer Allyson Reis, who was in the patrol car that was struck, received minor injuries and is OK.

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