DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A man is in custody charged with slashing the tires on a Dayton police cruiser.
Christopher Oakley was arrested for the incident that happened around 9:45 p.m Saturday.
Police reports say officers were patrolling the area around the Greater Dayton RTA building on South Main Street when one of them saw a man walking away from a cruiser parked in the employee lot.
Officers got a description of the suspect from patrons which was given to a supervisor.
Oakley was later identified and apprehended as he was about to get on a bus. After a search, police found a knife in his pocket.
He is currently in the Montgomery County Jail where he is facing vandalism and criminal tools charges.