Armed robber attacks wrecker driver


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Updated: 2/16 12:20 pm Published: 2/16 11:09 am


TULSA, Okla. - Tulsa police are said to be looking for a man who reportedly robbed a Storey Wrecker driver late Saturday night in north Tulsa.

Sgt. Wes Phelps told FOX23 that the incident occurred in the 300 block of E. 57th St. North just around 10 p.m. 

Phelps said the driver of the wrecker had just picked up a vehicle and was sitting in his truck when a man wearing a red bandanna and armed with a 12-gauge shotgun approached him.

The suspect busted out the driver side window, demanded money and took off, Phelps said.

The victim tried to grab the shotgun from the suspect, but was not successful.

The suspect then fled the scene, Phelps said. 

The driver was treated at the scene for a minor hand wound. 

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Unwashed Mass - 2/17/2014 10:37 AM
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Ive never met a wrecker driver that didnt have a loaded gun on the seat next to him. Sure it's illegal but police look the other way for tow trucks.

Mayor Maynot - 2/17/2014 3:59 AM
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Gregg 777 #8 ^]} you save anybody's life lately. I saved three lives in the past two years. So what have YOU done to help make this a better world?? That's what I thought NOTHING.

Mayor Maynot - 2/17/2014 3:52 AM
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Greg777 :-)) asleep tonight in a room with a hundred men. Who's YOUR lover??

Mayor Maynot - 2/17/2014 2:18 AM
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Toe man #8 ^]]. I didn't comment on the man I commented on the business. Storey Wrecker a license to steal.

Mayor Maynot - 2/17/2014 2:15 AM
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Greg777 #8 ^]} Permanent resident at the day center for the homeless. Better be careful karma don't get you in the tail too.

Mayor Maynot - 2/17/2014 2:09 AM
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Towman #8 ^]} So I guess you're sayin that Storeys overflow yard in glenpool is imaginary. Be careful that karma don't bite you in the tail end.

The towman - 2/16/2014 7:49 PM
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Mayor maynot u wouldn't be sayin that crap if u knew or worked with that person that got robbed

Mayor Maynot - 2/16/2014 5:40 PM
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KarlSchneeder. #8 ^]} And since you agree then you must be just as mentally ill as you portray me to be. Most likely sicker.

Mayor Maynot - 2/16/2014 4:53 PM
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Karlschnotdobber #8 ^]] It's good to see though that you agree that Storey Wrecker IS robbing the public. Otherwise you would never have said, "Two wrongs don't make a right."

Mayor Maynot - 2/16/2014 4:35 PM
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Karlschnotter #8 ^]]. Evidently scared of the truth. Make it up as you go??? I just simply stated a fact and you infer/intuit it to your own right to slander those who tell the truth. Remember you made the statement about right and wrong not I.
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