OKC Police Arrest One, Seek 2nd Suspect In Robbery Of Casino Winner
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City police arrested one of the two suspects in the assault and robbery of a casino winner Tuesday afternoon.
According to police, at about 2 p.m., officers responded to the incident at a carwash at 950 N. Council.
The victim told police that he had won $2,400 at a casino. He told a friend about the money and went to the carwash to meet him. However, when he got out of the car, two masked men, one of them later identified as 25-year-old Royal Martin Jones, jumped him and started pistol-whipping him.
According to police, during the attack, the victim threw some money across the parking lot. The suspects then took a cell phone, wallet, and $270 in cash from the victim's pockets, and ran away from the scene.
Officers arrested Jones in a nearby parking lot. They are looking for the victim's friend at this time.
Jones has been booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on charges of robbery and assault with a deadly weapon charges.