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JSO: Man drives stolen excavator into Baptist Hospital entrance

No one was hurt

A man stole an excavator and drove it into one of the maternity entrances at the Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville Pavilion on Saturday afternoon.
A man stole an excavator and drove it into one of the maternity entrances at the Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville Pavilion on Saturday afternoon.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – An unidentified man stole an excavator and drove it into one of the entrances at the Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville Pavilion on Saturday, according to a spokesperson for Baptist Health.

Hospital officials said that at around 6:00 p.m. the suspect stole an excavator from a construction site nearby. The man then used the excavator to ram into one of Baptist’s three Maternity entrances.

No one was hurt. No arrests or motive have been announced.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.