Employee launches unsuccessful car attack on uni admin center after work performance criticized

A university employee drank whiskey and smoked marijuana before attempting to drive his car into the administration center of Taipei National University of the Arts, yesterday, September 9.

According to the police investigation, the 57-year-old man, named Lee, worked as a housekeeper and administrator at a university dormitory.

Lee became disgruntled after he was called in for an interview during which his work performance was criticized. In response, Lee, who is said to come from a well-off family, drove his NT$2 million Mercedes Benz Coupe to a motel where he imbibed in whiskey and marijuana cigarettes before driving back to the university and attempting to drive up the stairs of the administration center building at around 4:30 pm.

However, Lee’s attempt to reach the doors of the administration center failed, and his car was damaged and left stuck on the stairs. Video footage taken by witnesses at the scene showed Lee climbing onto the roof of the vehicle after it became stuck.

Police arrived a short time later, and arrested the shirtless Mr Lee after he tested positive for alcohol, and a quantity of marijuana was found among his belongings.

car on school admin stairs at National Taipei University of the Arts
marijuana found in suspect's vehicle at University of Arts Taipei
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