VIDEO: Police hope to identify Oklahoma City serial armed robber
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) —
Police hope to identify an individual who is believed to be behind several armed robberies in northeast Oklahoma City.
The Oklahoma City Police Department reports that at approximately 7:51 p.m. Feb. 5 an individual entered Remington Discount Tobacco, 5101 N. Martin Luther King, and demanded money from the register.
The man was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue surgical gloves during the robbery.
At 7:24 p.m. Feb. 8 the same evening, police were contacted by Papa Dino's Pizza after someone attempted to rob a delivery driver at gunpoint. The driver stated that the business had received a large order of food from a phone belonging to Remington Discount Tobacco. The caller asked for the food to be delivered to 4816 N. Terry. The store stated that they had let a customer use the phone to order the pizza.
The driver arrived at the home and noted that it appeared vacant. When he rang the doorbell, a man answered the door and pointed a pistol at him. The driver was able to run to his vehicle and flee the scene.
Police say at 8:49 p.m. the same evening, a man armed with a pistol entered Remington Discount Tobacco with a hooded sweatshirt on and a bandanna covering his face. The clerk thought they recognized the suspect and stated "don't I know you?" At this point, the man began walking out of the store only to stop and point the pistol at the victim and pull the trigger. The gun did not fire. The individual then fled the store.
Surveillance video shows the man entering Remington Discount Tobacco. Anyone with information on the man is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 405-235-7300.