Tulsa Man Arrested After Explosion At Recruiting Office In Bixby

In the recruiting center for US explosion

The Bixby Police Department said the investigation had been turned over to the federal authorities because the explosion occurred at a military office.

In a news conference Tuesday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation says a pipe bomb went off in front of the Air Force office, damaging the front of the building and several nearby cars.

The office was closed at the time of the explosion and no one was injured, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Federal investigators from several different departments responded to the explosion.

She says agents are treating the explosion late Monday as a possible act of domestic terrorism out of "an abundance of caution", because of its proximity to the recruiting office. Witnesses said someone on a red motorcycle tossed a backpack, which then exploded, Tulsa news station KJRH-TV reported.

"We have not identified a suspect or motive yet", she said, adding that the device that set off the explosion appeared to be a pipe bomb. A vehicle's tires were slashed and some windows broken at that office.

On social media, he often complained about being mistreated by the air force and bemoaned the plight of other vets.

One of the office's two front doors was off its hinges Tuesday morning and lying in the parking lot. "So it depends on what route it goes, whether it's terrorism or criminal related, that will determine what kind of charges will be pressed". "This is something we do not take lightly by any means".

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