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Coweta police arrest suspect in armed robbery at pharmacy

Posted at 12:03 PM, Apr 27, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-27 15:23:59-04

COWETA, Okla. — The Coweta Police Department served a search warrant on April 26 in Wagoner County, in a neighborhood near 91st and Midway Road, in connection with an armed robbery in Coweta last weekend.

Coweta police searching for robbery suspect

The suspect, 41-year-old Christopher Allen Kharazi, was arrested without incident, but during the search of the home, officers found what appeared to be a pipe bomb.

Kharazi was arrested for Armed Robbery, Robbery of a Controlled Substance, Theft of a Vehicle and Possessing a Bomb Hoax Device.

A second device was found in a vehicle outside the home.

The Tulsa bomb squad was called to assist, and the Broken Arrow Fire Department and Wagoner County Sheriff's Office assisted as well.

One home was evacuated and others were told to shelter in place.

The bomb squad was able to clear the home and car without incident. Everyone was allowed to return to the home evacuated, and the shelter-in-place order was lifted early Saturday morning.

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