Lights & Sirens

Go behind the yellow tape with The News Tribune

NOTICE: Lights & Sirens has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Lights & Sirens.
Visit the new section.

Drug deal ends in robbery, SWAT call at Lakewood apartment complex

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on March 29, 2012 at 6:55 pm |
March 29, 2012 6:55 pm

Lakewood police are searching for a man who pistol-whipped another man and stole $2,500.

“It was a drug deal gone bad,” Lt. Chris Lawler said.

The robber ran into an apartment at Oak Terrace Apartments, 42 Thunderbird Parkway S, and a SWAT team was called out to surround the unit.

Although officers spoke with the robber on the phone at one point, the apartment was empty when police obtained a warrant and entered the unit.

No description of the man was immediately available but Lawler said police know who he is.

*
The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for thenewstribune.com. Report violators to webmaster@thenewstribune.com.