Police arrest man accused of pushing, car jacking elderly woman in south Tulsa

Tulsa police arrest man accused of car jacking elderly woman

TULSA, Okla. — QUICK FACTS:

  • A man wanted for carjacking an elderly woman in a parking lot is now in custody.
  • FOX23 told you in August after police say a man approached a woman in the Walmart parking lot near 81st and Lewis, shoved her to the ground, grabbed her cell phone and keys, and took off in her truck.
  • Police say the suspect left behind his own cell phone and a t-shirt bearing a first name and a business.
  • Detectives went to the business and learned the suspect was a former employee, Tyler Martin. The business, plus several crimestoppers tips, helped identify the suspect.
  • Martin was charged with first degree robbery and was arrested on Thursday.

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