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Michigan-owned 'Trump Unity Bridge' stolen & damaged in Oklahoma, reports say

Michigan-owned 'Trump Unity Bridge' stolen in Oklahoma, reports say
Posted at 10:01 AM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 10:01:32-04
TULSA, Okla. (WXYZ) —

The "Trump Unity Bridge" which is owned by a Michigan man was stolen in Oklahoma, according to report from the Tulsa world.

According to the news website, the traveling bridge was in Tulsa as Rob Cortis traveled the country last month.

A man was arrested in the incident, according to the website.

Cortis told the Tulsa World that they were stopped at a hotel on their way from Texas to Missouri and when they were checking in, a man jumped into the SUV and took off.

“One of our girls came screaming, 'They stole the Unity Bridge! They stole the Trump Unity Bridge!'" Cortis told the Tulsa World.

Police stopped the suspect, identified as Drew Whipple, after a short pursuit and crash.

Cortis told the Tulsa World that the SUV and bridge sustained tens of thousands of dollars in damage.