18-Year-Old Arrested For Armed Robbery Of Okay EZ-Mart

Friday, January 9th 2015, 10:38 am
By: Dee Duren

An 18-year-old man was arrested after police say he robbed an Okay EZ-Mart early Friday morning. Major Gary Handley of the Wagoner County Sheriff's Office said Nathan Scott Tiger of Okay was captured still carrying the knife he used to rob the convenience store.

Wagoner County Sheriff's deputies were called to the Okay EZ-Mart just before 4 a.m. after man wearing a black mask robbed the clerk at knifepoint. The man got money from the register and left the clerk unharmed, according to a news release.

The robber then left in a small silver four-door car going south on Highway 16 towards Muskogee, the release states.

Fort Gibson police found Tiger and his car after he crashed on Three Rivers Road, Handley said.

Authorities say the 18-year-old was still wearing the same clothes, had the large knife and serial numbered money from the robbery.

Tiger was taken into custody by the Wagoner County Sheriff's Office. He is in jail on complaints of armed robbery and knowingly concealing stolen property, Handley said.