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Arson Suspected At Planned Parenthood Clinic In North Texas

Robin Marty

A Texas clinic was allegedly hit by a Molotov cocktail.

A Texas Planned Parenthood clinic reports being the victim of an “incendiary device” last night, as police attempt to investigate who may have tried to burn the building down.

Via Pegasus News:

Officials with Planned Parenthood confirmed that their McKinney clinic was the target of violence sometime last night.

Holly Morgan, director of media relations and communications for Planned Parenthood in Dallas, said their McKinney health center located on Eldorado Parkway was “attacked” between 10 and 11 p.m. Tuesday with an incendiary device.

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The person or persons involved in the attack threw a Molotov cocktail, consisting of diesel fuel in a glass bottle with a lit rag, at the building. Morgan said the device did not penetrate the front of the clinic but did cause some serious damage.

“It didn’t penetrate the health center office and none of the staff or patients were there, which is great,” Morgan said. “It scorched the outside of the door and I believe there was a little scorching to the retail locations on either side of it.”

Luckily, due to the late hour, no one was in the building so no injuries occurred.  The clinic received minor damages due to the fire.

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