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Suspect in Owasso robbery comes forward after TV coverage

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Strong arm robbery suspect from Owasso Kum & Go.
Strong arm robbery suspect from Owasso Kum & Go.
Updated: 1/22/2013 2:24 pm Published: 1/21/2013 1:25 pm

Owasso police say a suspect in a recent strong arm robbery turned himself after seeing his photo on TV.

Police say the 19-year old Francisco Birruta turned himself in on Tuesday morning.  Police say Birruta confessed to stealing a case of beer from the Kum N’ Go at 307 East 2nd Ave. around 8:30 on Saturday night. Police say the clerk tried to stop the suspect and was beaten up.

Birruta faces one robbery charge.

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Mayor Maynot - 1/22/2013 8:28 AM
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Criminals are lesser in owasser
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