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Carjacking suspect arrested after manhunt

Posted at 10:47 AM, Sep 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-17 11:47:54-04
CLAREMORE - A man is in police custody after an armed robbery in Claremore Wednesday night. 
 
Mason Morales is now being charged with possession of a firearm, and committing robbery with a dangerous weapon. 
 
Around 10 p.m. Wednesday night a man was sitting outside Dori G Photography Studios, waiting for some people in the parking lot. 
 
Police say Morales approached the man sitting in his car, and held a gun to his head. He stole the victim's car, cell phone and shoes before driving away in the stolen vehicle. 
 
A Claremore police officer spotted the vehicle in the area being followed by a second car. 
 
The officer stopped the second vehicle which the suspect's mother was driving. Shortly after, police began their investigation.
 
Police say they blocked off a neighborhood where the suspect was hiding inside his parents' home. 
 
Police say they called Morales out and arrested him without incident.
 
Inside the victim's car, police say they found a gun as well as the victim's personal items. 
 
No one was injured. Morales was transported to the Rogers County Jail. 

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