• K-9 officer bites assault and theft suspect

    By: Cailey Dougherty

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    TULSA, Okla. - QUICK FACTS:

    • Tulsa police arrest man accused of pistol whipping two women and stealing their van at a north Tulsa apartment complex.
    • Police told FOX23 18-year-old Tyvon Murphy pistol whipped two women, threw a baby to the ground and stole their van in June. Officers say they have been searching for Murphy for about a month.
    • Murphy escaped arrest when officers found the stolen van after a short chase. Officers say they were able to track Murphy down because left his driver's license in the van.
    • The fugitive warrant squad led officers to Murphy's home. Officers gave commands but, Murphy refused to come out. That's when K-9 officers were sent into find Murphy.
    • Responders treated Murphy for dog bites. Murphy is now booked into the Tulsa County Jail. 

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