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Posted: Jun 26, 2014 7:18 PM by Michael Marsh
Updated: Jun 26, 2014 7:18 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Robert Carl Luke, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, emergency room, theft

FAIRBANKS, ALASKA- A man treated in the emergency room is suspected of trying to take $300 in medical supplies, including bed sheets from Fairbanks Memorial Hospital. He also had 47 latex gloves and a bloody syringe. Robert Luke is charged with theft and criminal mischief after he was confronted by a hospital security guard. Police don't know why he sought treatment but he had a haul of stuff. Officers say Luke had oxygen tubing, towels, washcloths, medical wrap,pulse oximeters, alcohol wipes and 15 packages of lubricant.

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