Man refused to wear a mask at Jack in the Box restaurant, so he stabbed the manager, cops say

schulz
Source: League City Police Department, MEGA

Oct. 2 2021, Published 9:33 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

A man who allegedly stabbed a Jack in the Box manager over the restaurant’s mask requirement has been arrested.

Article continues below advertisement

Around 8 p.m. March 17, League City police officers responded to a stabbing at a Jack in the Box restaurant in League City, Texas.

A white man, later identified by police as James Henry Schulz Jr., 54, stabbed a manager at the restaurant after refusing to wear a mask as part of the company policy at the time, police said.

Article continues below advertisement

Additional employees intervened to defend their coworker, and the suspect left the scene before police arrived, according to Lake City police.

Article continues below advertisement

The store manager could be seen on video showing the suspect the sign with store protocol, police noted.

Schulz began to leave, then turned around and ran up to the manager, stabbing him multiple times with a pocketknife, according to police.

Article continues below advertisement

But, the suspect escaped punishment for months. Until a tip led police to a shopping center in Houston, and Schulz was found inside 2-A-Day Sports Bar on Sept. 29.

Schulz is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and his bond is set at $40,000.

Advertisement
More Stories

© Copyright 2021 Empire Media Group, Inc. Front Page Detectives is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.