A Swartz man has been arrested for stealing a man’s truck while the victim was busy helping his wife inside a Monroe emergency room.

Monroe police were able to track down Charles Williams.

He allegedly hopped into the victim’s Dodge Ram Pickup while it was running outside of St. Francis Hospital Tuesday night and sped off.

Williams was arrested at his home in Swartz.

He’s charged with theft of a motor vehicle and violation of a protective order.

His bond is $16,000.