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(NBC News) -- A man drove a truck through the front door of a Baltimore-area TV station Tuesday and barricaded himself inside the building.

The truck burst through the front doors of WMAR-TV, the local ABC station, in Towson around noon, NBC affiliate WBAL reported. Once the entire truck was inside the building, the driver exited the vehicle. The driver then barricaded himself inside.

ABC2 reporter Brian Kuebler wrote on Twitter that the man had tried to get into the building while screaming, "Let me in," and said he was God. The man then got into a landscaping truck and rammed the building several times, Kuebler wrote.

Baltimore County Police are treating the situation as if the driver is armed, WBAL reported.

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Police have shut down neighboring roads and a nearby school has been placed on lockdown as a precaution, according to officials.

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