Tulsa Police arrest alleged serial cell phone store robber after chase Tuesday evening

Posted at 7:00 PM, Jul 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-20 01:53:09-04

TULSA -- Police arrested a man Tuesday evening believed to be suspect in as many as 20-25 cell phone store robberies within the past three weeks.

Police say they were monitoring cell phone stores when the suspect happened to try and rob one on 67th Street and Lewis Avenue.

When officers approached the suspect, he fled the scene in a vehicle. Police then chased the suspect.

According to police, speeds were moderate during the chase that ended with a minor fender bender at the Fontana Shopping Center.

At some point during the chase, one of the officers involved fired a shot which, according to police, didn't hit anyone.

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