Woman accused of robbery inside convenience store restroom

Ponca City Now - June 29, 2015 9:39 am

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – A woman has been arrested after police say she robbed a teenage girl at knifepoint while inside a convenience store restroom in Tulsa.

According to police, officers responded around 9:40 a.m. Sunday to a call about a 40-year-old woman who refused to come out of a restroom at a Tulsa convenience store.

According to police, the suspect had been inside the restroom when two 15-year-old girls entered. Police say the suspect, who was carrying a large kitchen knife, locked the restroom door and robbed one of the girls of her sandals.

Police say the girls managed to escape and the suspect tried to flush the knife down the toilet.

The suspect was arrested and booked into the Tulsa Jail on complaints of robbery with a dangerous weapon, attempted escape from arrest and obstruction.


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