Tulsa-area police departments work to stop serial robbery suspect

Police say in several of the robberies -- the suspect is wearing the same clothing.

TULSA, Okla. — Quick facts:

  • Tulsa police say they are working with four other police departments to try and stop a serial robbery suspect.
  • FOX23 first reported on the suspect Friday, when detectives connected him to two robberies, one at an east Tulsa Dollar General store and another at a Catoosa Subway.
  • Over the weekend, police say the suspect also hit a Subway near 51st and Harvard and a convenience store near 71st and the Creek Turnpike in Broken Arrow.
  • Police say they learned over the weekend that the man was a suspect in the July 17th robbery of a Sapulpa Subway and the July 19th robbery of a convenience store in Sand Springs.
  • Police say the suspect has often worn the same clothes in the robberies, usually a green or black t-shirt, jeans and a baseball cap.
  • In most cases, detectives say he acts like he is going to buy something and when the cashier opens the register, he pulls a gun and grabs money.
  • The suspect is described as a white man in his late 40s or early 50s with a slender build.

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