Police Arrest Man Accused Of Attempted Arson At Tulsa Elementary School

Monday, August 2nd 2021, 9:44 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma -

Tulsa Police arrested a man they said broke into an elementary school Monday.

Officers said they responded to a burglary alarm at Skelly Elementary around 5:45 p.m. and found 40-year-old Solomon Burton in the cafeteria, pouring liquid on the floor.  

They said they smelled gas, so they turned off the burners in the kitchen. They said a K-9 officer bit Burton to stop him.

Police said Burton sprayed the dog and two officers with a fire extinguisher and was carrying two knives. Officers arrested him for attempted arson, burglary and assault on a police dog.