DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A man was taken into custody after officers said he stole from Miami Valley Hospital.
Mark Schmidt, 37 was arrested Friday afternoon on theft charges.
According to police, Schmidt was a patient at Miami Valley Hospital. Officers said when he was released Friday, he stole towels, hospital gowns, and boxes of rubber gloves.
Security guards caught up with Schmidt before he left the hospital grounds and detained him until police arrived.
Officers said Schmidt told them he made a mistake, and “Even good people who have jobs steal.”
Schmidt was taken to Montgomery County Jail and booked on one count of theft.