Two Suspected Robbers In Custody After Tulsa Police Chase

Thursday, July 21st 2016, 8:01 am
By: News On 6

Police have two people in custody following an armed robbery and high speed chase across Tulsa early Thursday.

Officers said it began with a reported armed robbery of an individual in the parking lot of a Tulsa restaurant at 71st and Lewis at about 3:40 a.m. 

Police responding spotted a car resembling the description of the suspect's vehicle and stopped it at a QuikTrip at 47th and Yale.  When the female driver got out of the car to talk to officers, a male passenger got in the driver's seat and sped away. 

During the chase, police said the driver tossed a items taken in the robbery out a window.  Those items were recovered and the car eventually crashed near Interstate-44 and 11th Street.  

After a short foot chase, the suspect was taken into custody.

Both suspects were taken downtown to be questioned by investigators.