• Man smashes police windshields in east Tulsa

    By: Preston Jones

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    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • Tulsa police detained a man they said smashed the windshields of two of their patrol cars in east Tulsa.
    • Police told FOX23 they man was walking on the side of eastbound I-244 near Garnett when they tried to talk to him.
    • Officers said that is when the man smashed in the windshields using a pipe and a board.
    • About five officers tackled the man to the ground and handcuffed him.
    • Police said the man had just walked out of Brookhaven Hospital and they did not arrest him because he needs to go back.
    • Officers said they are concerned for his health, but he will have to face consequences for breaking the windshields.

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