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Lawton Police Arrests Suspect in a String of Armed Robberies, Still Searching for Another

Lawton Police are looking into two armed robberies reported Sunday night, which they say are similar in nature.
Lawton Police Department has arrested 29-year-old Christopher Robinson for the robberies at the Family Dollar and the Dollar General on December 15th. According to him, times are hard and he needed money.

The first robbery took place a little before 8 at a Family Dollar on North West Sheridan Road.

Authorities say the suspect handed one of the clerks a note advising her to give him the money and showed her a pistol in his waistband. The suspect is described as a black male approximately 6 foot tall and 190 pounds.

The second robbery happened 30 minutes later at a Dollar General located on Southwest Lee Blvd.

In this incident, the suspect gave the clerk a note that stated, "Give me the cash or I will shoot."



Lawton police also received a call concerning an overnight robbery after 1 Monday morning. It happened on 52nd and Gore Toad at a Stripes where a suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and asked for money.

The suspect entered the store wearing a grey hoodie partially covering his face, light colored pants and is described as a white male.

No one has been arrested in this  case.
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