K-9 officer bites assault and theft suspect

K-9 officer bites assault and theft suspect

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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