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Police investigate string of overnight robberies across Tulsa

Posted at 10:07 AM, Jul 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-10 12:16:12-04

TULSA -- Police are investigating a string of armed robberies that began late Monday night.

Police said the first armed robbery happened at about 11:30 p.m. the Woodland Hills apartments at 8500 East 66th Place.

The victim said he was in a parking lot when he was approached by a man with a handgun who demanded the victim's items. Police said the suspect pistol-whipped the victim and took money and a cellphone. The suspect left the scene with two other men. 

The victim was taken to the hospital. 

The next robbery was reported at about 1:10 a.m. at the Lakeside apartments at 2100 South 99th East Avenue. 

The victim said she and her roommate had just returned from the grocery store and were walking into their apartment when they were approached by two men in dark-colored hoodies. The two men forced their way into the victims' home and held the victims at gunpoint.

Another roommate was kicked in the head and held at gunpoint during the incident. Police said the suspects took cash from the home and fled the scene.

The last robbery was reported at 2 a.m. at the Silver Creek apartments at 10710 East 41st Street.

Officers found that the victim had been tied up during a home invasion. Police said the victim received a knock on the door from a woman who asked for something to drink.

The victim said the woman entered the home along with two other men. The suspects assaulted the man and left the scene in a white vehicle.

The victim was injured but refused medical treatment. 

The suspects stole electronics, shoes and a cellphone. 

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