Tulsa police arrest man they say repeatedly targeted south Tulsa hotel for robberies

TULSA - A man police say was robbing a south Tulsa hotel over and over is now behind bars.

Thirty-year-old John King was arrested around 8 p.m. Monday.

Police say King first robbed Days Inn near 88th and Lewis in February, returned in early April and then hit the business again over the weekend.

Police say King was never armed and never threatened employees.

In surveillance video, police say King is heard saying, "Hey ... alright open the drawer up top ... come on hurry up, I don' have all (expletive) niht.  The drawer up top.  Don't push any buttons.  Come on now."

In all three incidents hotel employees gave the suspect cash.  Tulsa police aren't saying how much he took.

To report a crime, call Crime Stoppers at (918) 596-COPS, text TIP918 to CRIMES or email crimestoppers@cityoftulsa.org .

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