Tulsa police arrest man accused vandalizing business he allegedly once applied to

Man accused of causing damage to building in downtown Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — QUICK FACTS:

  • A downtown Tulsa business was burglarized early Saturday morning by a young man that had once applied for a job there.
  • Police say Jace Scott broke into Workspace Resource Inc. around 2 a.m. Saturday.
  • An anonymous person called police to report that a man was trying to kick in a door on South Boulder Avenue.
  • When officers arrived on the scene they heard a loud noise coming from the front of the business. As officers got closer, they saw Scott running from the building.
  • Officers say Scott was intoxicated, uncooperative and had a bleeding foot when they tried to arrest him.
  • The building owner was able to give officers surveillance footage of the incident. Video showed Scott kicking in the door, according to officers. Once inside, he took a large plant pot and used it to smash out an inner glass wall of Workspace Resource Inc.
  • The owner of Workspace Resource Inc. told FOX23 Scott had applied for a job at the Company in April of 2018. He was never interviewed by anyone from company because they were looking for a full-time employee and his resume read that he was still in college.

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