Police find man suspected in check-cashing store robbery

WATCH: Security guard jumps on hood of suspect’s car

Police find man suspected in check-cashing store robbery
Suspect arrested in a robbery.

TULSA, Okla. — Police think they’ve identified a second person they believe to be involved in a recent string of robberies at local check-cashing stores.

Justus Murphy is accused in the December 5th at the Check into Cash at 51st and Memorial and breaking into a family member’s home and stealing guns on December 9th.

A man can be seen inside a check-cashing store in Tulsa he is accused of robbing. Police say are looking to identify him.
A man can be seen inside a check-cashing store in Tulsa he is accused of robbing. Police say are looking to identify him.
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Tulsa police say they’ve investigated five similar robberies at check-cashing businesses since the beginning of November -- making one arrest before the December 5 robbery. Officers arrested a suspect in connection to three of the Tulsa robberies but have since dropped the charges.

On Wednesday, police captured Murphy thanks to the help of a security guard. Officials said Murphy tried to escape after allegedly shoplifting from a store, but the guard jumped onto the hood of his getaway car.

Police said the guard told them the suspect pulled out a gun, so he pulled his and fired into the car. No one was injured. The guard managed to tackle the suspect when he got out of the car and take him into custody.

Watch the video here:

WATCH: Security guard jumps on hood of suspect's car

FOX23 reporter Mariah Ellis spoke with the security guard on Thursday about what happened.

Watch the interview:

Hear from the security guard who jumped on the hood of suspect's car