Suspected Waffle House robber arrested

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • Robbery reported at Waffle House early Thursday at 71st and Mingo
  • The suspected robber ordered and ate some food
  • He wrote a note on a napkin to get money
  • Police arrested him Thursday afternoon

Tulsa police arrested a man they say robbed a Waffle House in south Tulsa Thursday morning.

Andrew Deweese was arrested Thursday afternoon.

Police said he ate at the restaurant near 71st and Mingo just before 4 a.m. and then wrote a note on a napkin to get money.

FOX23 obtained surveillance video:

According to police, he handed a waitress a note on a napkin. It said, “Give me all the money out of the register. Sorry I have to do this. I have to feed the family. Sorry.”