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Man charged in Pa. Planned Parenthood break-in, vandalism

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CEO and President of Planned Parenthood Keystone Melissa Reed looks over the damage Monday to the North Main Street Planned Parenthood Office in Wilkes Barre, Pa.

WILKES-BARRE — A man has been charged with breaking into a Planned Parenthood office in northeastern Pennsylvania, smashing glass doors and painting graffiti on the walls.

Iain Carberry, 39, is charged in Luzerne County with burglary, criminal trespass, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct in the early morning break-in Monday at the Wilkes-Barre office.

Melissa Reed, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Keystone, said surveillance images show a man throwing a brick through a window, then coming back an hour later with another brick and smashing other windows and painting graffiti including a biblical verse in red.

Planned Parenthood Keystone said in a statement the act was “aimed to intimidate, threaten and instill fear.”

Court documents don’t list a defense attorney and a working phone number for Carberry couldn’t be found Wednesday.

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