Police: Tulsa Man Robbed Of His Casino Winnings

Friday, March 13th 2009, 7:29 am
By: News On 6


TULSA, OK -- A man was hospitalized overnight after he told Tulsa Police robbers forced his pickup truck off the road and stole money he won at a Tulsa casino.

Police say the man told them it happened while he was driving on U.S. Highway 169 shortly after midnight after winning money at the Osage Million Dollar Elm Casino. 

The man told Tulsa Police a red Chevy Lumina cut him off in the 1400 block of south U.S. Highway 169 and forced his truck into a concrete wall.

He told police two men then came up to his pickup truck with knives and demanded money. Police say the men took the money and drove off.

The driver complained of neck injuries and was taken to a Tulsa hospital.  Police say his injuries were not serious.

There is no word on how much money the men took.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 596-COPS.