TPD: Armed Robber Steals Woman's Purse in South Tulsa

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.