TPD: Armed Robber Steals Woman's Purse in South Tulsa
By Homa Bash
Tulsa Police are searching for a robbery suspect after a man reportedly held up a woman at gunpoint and stole her purse early Wednesday morning.It happened just before 6 a.m. at the Pheasant Run Apartments on 7300 S. Wheeling, near 71st and Lewis.Police said the victim told them she was walking toward the nearby Foxfire Apartments when a man approached her and asked for a cigarette.The victim told the man she didn't have any, the suspect then pulled a gun and demanded her purse.He got it and ran off in the direction of the Foxfire Apartments, police said.The suspect is described as a white male, 6' tall and between 180 to 200 lbs. He was wearing a dark colored T-shirt and blue jeans.Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS.
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