A local Baltimore, Maryland ABC station was forced off-air today after a man rammed his truck through the station’s front door, and barricaded himself inside for over four hours, our sister site TVSpy reports.
And since the situation happening at their station prevented the network from reporting on-air for hours, social media took over.
A guy has slammed his truck 7 times into our building and is in our building..we’ve been evacuated.. pic.twitter.com/OZ66bmwjPj
— Mike Masco (@MascoFromABC2) May 13, 2014
— Brian Kuebler (@BrianfromABC2) May 13, 2014
Sorry phone died. Still a very active scene. We are gathering to figure out what is next. We still aren’t allowed in the building. #abc2news
— KellyfromABC2 (@KellyfromABC2) May 13, 2014
The man was eventually taken into custody, and shortly before the station went back on-air at 5pm, reporter Christian Schaffer posted a vine of the actual truck ramming into the station.