Alarm sets off search for north Tulsa burglary suspect

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • An alarm went off around 2:30 a.m.
  • Officers responded to Tulsa Trip Convenience Store
  • A suspect got on the roof, jumped a fence and escaped

Tulsa police tried to catch a burglary suspect after alarms went off at a Tulsa convenience store.

Around 2:30 a.m., police responded to the alarm at the Tulsa Trip Convenience store.

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When they got there, a crashing sound came from the back of the store and police heard someone running on rafters over the ceiling tiles.

The suspect ran on the roof and jumped to the ground. Officers let a K9 chase the suspect, but he jumped a privacy fence and escaped.

The owner says he knows who the suspect is, and that the suspect has broken in before.

The owner believes the suspect cut the alarm and cameras, then went in through the rough. He took off with several thousands of dollars in cash.

Police ask anyone with information about the break-in to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-2677.