VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Police are investigating after a car smashed into a building Thursday night.

According to dispatch, the accident happened just after 9:30 p.m. near Shipps Corner and London Bridge.

The car appears to have smashed into a brick building at a small shopping mall.

A tow truck was able to pull the vehicle out.

The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.

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