OKC Police Arrest 3 In Attack On Elderly Pizza Delivery Man


Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 11:53 am
By: News 9


Three teenagers are in custody, accused of stabbing a 77-year-old man who was working as a pizza delivery man in Oklahoma City.

Police say 18-year-old Marcus Smith, 15-year-old Sethe Higgins and a 14-year-old male attacked Edward Hackett the night of October 20. Hackett went to an apartment complex at S.E. 48th Street and Sooner Road to make a delivery. He knocked at the door, but no one answered. When he returned to his vehicle he was robbed and stabbed.

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Hackett is now recovering from his injuries.

Police say they identified the suspects and took them into custody Sunday. Smith and Higgins were booked into the Oklahoma County jail. The third suspect was taken to Berry House, the juvenile detention center.

The juvenile and Higgins are being held for robbery with a dangerous weapon. Smith is being held for robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with intent to commit a felony, and conspiracy to commit a felony.