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Man drives into apartment building

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TOLEDO (KWWL) - A man was arrested by Toledo Police Wednesday morning after officers were called to an apartment building being hit by a truck.

Around 6:30 p.m. emergency crews were called to 104 east State Street in Toledo. The Police Department says a truck turned into an alley, struck a dumpster, pushing it and the truck into the side of the building, causing a hole in the side of the building. That hole wa in a child's bedroom in one of the apartments. No one was in the room at the time.

The driver parked and ran off on foot. Toledo Police later arrested Michael Allison Purk, 55, of Toledo. He was charged with Striking Fixtures Adjacent to a Highway, Reckless Driving, and Criminal Trespass causing damage to property.

 

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