Camp Pendleton’s important gate reopened round 9 p.m. Friday, greater than two hours after a car was disabled whereas making an attempt to enter the large Marine Corps base close to Oceanside with out authorization, officers mentioned.
Unconfirmed video and stories of a automobile burning exterior the bottom’s important gate circulated on social media Friday. CBS Los Angeles reported that officers mentioned somebody had tried to ram the gate.
Camp Pendleton has supplied little details about the incident, sharing on Twitter solely that the gate was closed after a car made “an try to achieve unauthorized entry to the set up” about 6:30 p.m. Friday.
“The MCB Camp Pendleton Provost Marshall Workplace deployed the ultimate denial boundaries and disabled the car,” the tweet mentioned. It added that the bottom would offer extra particulars concerning the incident “when obtainable.”
An e mail to the U.S. Marines communications workplace was not instantly answered Friday night time. Key particulars of the incident, together with whether or not anybody was apprehended or injured, stay unknown.