Man Rams Truck into Maryland TV Station

Update 6:00 p.m. EST: A county official says police took a suspect into custody about five hours after he rammed a truck through the front of a Baltimore-area television station, reports The York Dispatch (

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz says officers captured the suspect inside the station late Thursday afternoon.

Kamenetz says the suspect was not injured. He says the suspect was mentally ill and has been taken for treatment.

Original Story: A man reportedly rammed his truck into a television station today in Towson, Maryland. Police were searching for the suspect, who was reportedly holed up inside the building.

WJZ reported that Baltimore County Police removed 55 people from the scene at WMAR-TV; some employees may still be inside the building sheltering in place.  Police are unsure if the suspect is armed, but he was thought to be barricaded inside the television station.

The first call came in at around 11:45 a.m. as a disturbance. A nearby school is on lockdown.



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