A man crashed a stolen bakery truck into a Planned Parenthood clinic in East Orange, N.J., this week, injuring a pregnant woman and two others, the authorities said.
The suspect, Marckles Alcius, 31, who had a last known address in Lowell, Mass., was charged with attempting to cause widespread injury or damage, aggravated assault, theft and other counts.
“The investigations are continuing,” Thomas S. Fennelly, the chief assistant prosecutor for Essex County, said in a phone interview on Saturday. “Additional charges are possible, but we cannot comment on a motive.”
A staff member and two patients, one of whom was pregnant, were hurt in the crash on Wednesday.
“We are pleased that only minor injuries occurred,” Planned Parenthood said in a statement. The organization said there was “extensive damage to the waiting room” and the clinic would be closed for several weeks.
The stolen truck belonged to a Newark bakery, the authorities said.
Mr. Alcius pleaded not guilty in a court appearance on Friday. He is being held at the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark, and his next court appearance is scheduled for Feb. 21.
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