Dump truck plows into Baltimore TV station

A driver of a large truck plowed into WMAR-TV (Image courtesy WBAL-TV; May 13, 2014).
A driver of a large truck plowed into WMAR-TV (Image courtesy WBAL-TV; May 13, 2014).

BALTIMORE, Md. (WOOD) — A dump truck plowed into a Baltimore TV station just before noon Tuesday and there may be an armed person inside the building.

Police spokeswoman Cpl. Cathy Batton says a vehicle rammed WMAR-TV’s building, off a busy road north of Baltimore, just before noon Tuesday. Police are warning people to avoid the area. Drivers were still able to enter a neighboring shopping center, although a section of the road was blocked to traffic.

WMAR-TV is an ABC affiliate in Baltimore.

The station posted on their Facebook page that people should stay away from the building because the driver is potentially armed.

In a tweet, the station identified the vehicle as a dump truck.

It is unknown if anyone is hurt. The news director and managing editor for the station’s newsroom tweeted out that all employees have been accounted for and are OK.

Stay with WOODTV.com for the latest on this developing story.

The Associated Press contributed to this article.

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