Man Charged After Assaulting A Tulsa Firefighter

Friday, March 13th 2009, 7:47 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, OK -- A Tulsa man is charged with attacking a Tulsa firefighter responding to an emergency call late Sunday night.

Tulsa Police say Kaleb Myers jumped on firefighter Robert Redricks and started punching him.

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Redricks says Myers was yelling at them that they were taking too long to help Myers' grandmother who was having chest pains and trouble breathing.

Records show firefighters arrived three and a half minutes after dispatch received the 911 call.

Police say the assault occurred on the front porch of a home in the 4600 block of North Hartford.

EMSA was able to get the woman to a Tulsa hospital.

Police say Kaleb Myers has not yet been arrested.