MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A security truck was carjacked from Methodist University Hospital on Union Avenue just before 5 a.m. Tuesday.
The security guard approached the suspect, Leslie Tate, 23, who appeared to be lost, according to Memphis Police Department.
Police said Tate then became aggressive and aggravated. She forced the security guard out the way, got into the driver's seat of the security truck, and drove off.
Police were able to locate the truck at 1459 Elvis Presley Blvd., where Tate was still sitting in the driver's seat. A second man was standing by the door.
Tate was taken into custody peacefully.
"A carjacking of a security guard?! I never heard anything like it," nearby resident David Herndon said.
According to court documents, Tate has been arrested previously on charges of theft of property, domestic assault, aggravated burglary, aggravated assault, and aggravated criminal trespassing.
Methodist Healthcare released the following statement about the incident: