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Breach of security at Fox 2 ends with arrest of 51-year-old woman

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On the right side of this photo taken from a security camera you can see the Lexus being driven between two Southfield Police cars. On the right side of this photo taken from a security camera you can see the Lexus being driven between two Southfield Police cars.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) - On Thursday morning Police in Southfield respond to call made by WJBK security after a 51-year-old woman drove her Lexus through a gated security area and continued to the station's back parking lot. 

Inside the Fox 2 building an overhead page alerted the staff that the building was on lock down.  The woman got out of her vehicle and pounded on a door at one of the locked entrances.

A few staff members encountered her near the parking lot. Apparently she had a story to tell.

Photographer Jim Kelel: "She was ranting and raving and said the FBI had been following her, basically had been chasing her since downtown Detroit."
Photographer Greg Tatchio: "I heard her yell briefly she knew something about the VA hospital scandal, that she was a whistle blower and needed to talk to Huel Perkins."
Kelel: "or Charlie LeDuff."

Southfield Police quickly arrived on the scene and the woman was back inside her vehicle.  They attempted to box her in.  She drove through a coned-off area of the parking lot and eluded the police on her way to exiting the property.

Police followed her to the area of Greenfield and I-696 where they successfully stopped her vehicle.  She was placed under arrest on felony charges of malicious destruction of private property and fleeing and eluding police. 

Play the video in the player to view Fox 2 reporter Andrea Isom's full report, including video from WJBK security cameras. 

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