Robbery Detectives Need Help Identifying Two Suspects

ARCHIVED PRESS RELEASE: Published 1-21-2014

Robbery #1
Occurred on January 12, 2014 at 7:55 p.m., in the parking lot of the Walgreens, located at 5104 S. Lewis Avenue. The female victim was grabbed from behind by a black male, as she was getting into her vehicle. The suspect took her purse and was last seen running from the area with another black male.

Robbery #2
Occurred on  January 13, 2014 at 8:15 p.m. the two suspect were seen outside the Walgreens, located at 5104 S. Lewis Avenue. The male victim was walking towards the Lewiston Apartments when he was approached by a black male. The suspect slapped the victim's cellular phone from his hand. Another black male, who was armed with a pistol, approached the victim and demand all his money. The victim complied and was then made to take the suspect's to his apartment. When they arrived at the apartment, the victim's roommate would not open the door. The suspects ran from the apartments firing a shoot as they left. No one was injured.

Robbery #3
Occurred shortly after robbery #2 at 2112 E. 52nd Street. The male victim was inside his garage working on a vehicle when the two suspects entered the garage, through the open door. The suspects demand the victim's  wallet and cash. When the victim told the suspects he didn't have any money, the suspect with the gun attempted to shoot him, but the gun did not fire. The victim ran inside his house as the suspect shot the weapon a second time, this time the gun fired and the victim was shot in the torso. The victim was transported to a local hospital. Both suspects fled the scene on foot and are still outstanding.  

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS or text TIP918 to CRIMES. Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Msg&Data Rates May Apply.




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