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Man arrested for criminal damages after crashing into Sky Harbor Airport terminal

Phoenix police said that the arrest was based on the man's statements at the time of the crash.

PHOENIX — A man was arrested after swerving his vehicle off the roadway and crashing it into the doors of a Sky Harbor Airport terminal. Police said that the arrest was based on statements made at the time of the crash.

Phoenix police have identified the individual involved in the incident as Juan Villa Lopez, 36. 

According to airport officials, the crash happened around 1 p.m. on Saturday when a vehicle went over the curb and crashed into Door 3 at the west end of Terminal 3.

No one was injured in the crash, but police arrested the driver for "criminal damage." The arrest was made "based on the man's statements," a spokesman with the Phoenix Police Department said.

Police said the officers who arrested Lopez, "believe this was an intentional act after interviewing the suspect." 

Charges for Lopez are not available at this time.

This is a developing story. Stay with 12News for more updates.

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