Police: Burglar Spills Acid Inside Tulsa Business
TULSA, Oklahoma - Police say a thief knocked over some acid during a burglary early Thursday at a Tulsa business.
The fire department and police were called to the scene of a muriatic acid spill inside Independent Materials Company at Archer and Owasso just before 5:30 a.m. after getting they got a burglary alarm.
Police say it appears someone broke into the business and knocked over a five-gallon bucket of the acid.
Muriatic acid, which is a type of hydrochloric acid, is used for cleaning.
Firefighters cleaned up what police called a medium-sized spill.
No injuries were reported.
Police say there have been no arrests in connection with the break-in.