Police: Burglar Spills Acid Inside Tulsa Business

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 7:37 am
By: News On 6

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.