FBI Identifies Driver Who Slammed Into FBI Office Front Gate: REPORT

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A driver slammed an SUV into the front gates of the FBI’s Atlanta headquarters in Georgia on Monday afternoon, according to multiple reports.

The driver was allegedly following an authorized vehicle into the property’s gates when a pop-up barrier was deployed to halt the unauthorized entry, according to officials, ABC News reported.

Overhead footage provided by Fox News appears to show the driver’s vehicle, an orange SUV, crashed into the pop-up wedge barrier with an FBI BearCat armored vehicle facing it on the other side of the barrier.

After the car rammed into the employee entrance the driver was arrested by DeKalb County Police, the FBI told Fox News.

FBI have identified the driver as Ervin Lee Bolling, a Navy veteran from South Carolina, law enforcement sources told CNN.

Bolling allegedly tried to run, but was quickly detained by nearby FBI agents, Atlanta First News reported.

Bolling was arrested and charged with interference with government property and taken to  Grady Memorial Hospital for a mental evaluation, Fox News reported.

Bolling was not affiliated with the Atlanta facility, Special Agent in Charge Pete Ellis told FOX 5 Atlanta.

Bomb squads arrived on the scene and the vehicle was searched, the FBI told Atlanta First News. No threat is reportedly posed to public safety, according to the bureau. (RELATED: FBI Shows Up To Woman’s House, Questions Her About Social Media Posts: REPORT)

Bolling’s car was towed away shortly after 4 p.m. Monday, according to Fox 5 Atlanta.

Nobody was injured in the incident, the FBI told Fox News.

Editor’s Note: This story was updated to reflect the new information that the FBI had identified the driver.