Tulsa Armed Robberies May Be Related

Thursday, January 8th 2009, 7:51 am
By: News On 6


TULSA, OK -- Police are looking for a man who may have robbed two businesses overnight.

The first robbery occurred at a Fiesta Mart convenience store in south Tulsa.

The robbery happened at 2 a.m. Thursday at 81st and Sheridan, when a man armed with a pistol demanded money from the store clerk.

The suspect took the cash and ran off.  Police says no one was hurt.

And police officers are investigating a second overnight robbery of a donut shop at 51st and Sheridan.

Shortly before 6 a.m., Tulsa Police say a lone suspect entered Paradise Donuts, showed a gun and then fled the store into a nearby apartment complex with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police tell the News On 6, the description of the suspect in both robberies matches each other.