Police say officer's watchful eye led to midtown Tulsa armed robbery arrests

By: Sara Whaley


TULSA, Okla. - Quick facts:

  • Tulsa police say thanks to the watchful eye of a patrol officer, two armed robbery suspects are in jail.
  • Police say the arrests come after two robberies happened one after another around 8:30 p.m. Sunday.
  • They say the first one took place when a woman was robbed by suspects with a gun as she was leaving work outside a Cherry Street restaurant near 15th and Trenton.
  • They say someone then robbed a woman at the QuikTrip near 11th and Utica.
  • An hour and a half later, police reported seeing the suspect vehicle near 41st and Sheridan.
  • Police pulled the vehicle over near Skelly and Yale and arrested Jordan Kimble and Oliver Nephesh, and the suspects reportedly both confessed to the robberies.
  • Officers also say the suspects threw a gun out the window, and police were able to recover it.

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