Tulsa Serial Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

Monday, March 9th 2009, 1:38 pm
By: News On 6

By Lori Fullbright, The News On 6

TULSA, OK -- A Tulsa man suspected in as many as four bank robberies is in custody and the News On 6 got exclusive video. 

44-year old Patrick Manning was arrested and taken to the police department's detective division for questioning. 

When asked if he had anything to say about the robberies, Manning denied involvement. 

"I didn't do it," said Patrick Manning. 

Manning is suspected of robbing four IBC Bank branches in Tulsa between November and February. 

The first robbery was at an IBC Bank branch at 111 West 5th Street on November 28.  The next robbery was January 11 at the IBC Bank branch at 8202 E. 71st Street.  The IBC Bank branch at 4202 South Garnett Road was held up on February 3 and February 25. 

Manning has been charged with the last two robberies. 

3/4/2009 Related story: Tulsa Detectives Search For Robbery Suspect 

Police officers with the detective division and the Northern Oklahoma Violent Crimes Task Force spotted Manning's motorcycle at the Georgetown Plaza Hotel at 8502 East 27th Place and waited. 

When he came out, Tulsa Police say he ran.  Officers caught him after a short chase.