Tulsa Robbery Suspect Surrenders To Police

Monday, April 27th 2009, 11:58 am
By: News On 6


TULSA, OK -- Police arrested a weekend robbery suspect three hours after the department released several surveillance photos from the incident.  

The Tulsa Police Department says 24-year-old Thomas Goodman turned himself in Monday morning.  In a news release, the department says the Crime Stoppers hotline was flooded with calls about the suspect after the department released the suspect's photo to NewsOn6.com.   

Police say the robbery happened at the Walgreens pharmacy at 15th and Lewis late Friday evening.

They say the robber asked a clerk for help in finding something, then pulled out a 6-inch knife, held it to the employee's back and demanded prescription painkillers.

Police say the robber ran away after getting the drugs.

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