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Man arrested, accused of robbing Oklahoma City hotel

Leondrick Brown, 27, was arrested on a complaint of robbery with a dangerous weapon. He was taken to a hospital to be treated for dog bite wounds before being taken to jail, Oklahoma City police said.
by Graham Lee Brewer Modified: February 17, 2014 at 8:48 pm •  Published: February 17, 2014
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A man accused of robbing an Oklahoma City hotel early Monday was taken down by a police dog before being arrested, police said

The Plaza Inn, 3200 S Prospect Ave., was robbed about 5:40 a.m. Monday. A woman working the front desk at the hotel said the robber was armed with a gun and was wearing a small white towel over the bottom half of his face.

The man jumped over the counter and demanded money from the cash register, according to police reports.

After taking an undisclosed amount of money, the robber fled. He jumped a fence on the north side of the building and got into an older model sedan.

Police stopped the car, and a man led them on a foot chase that ended near SE 48 and Sooner Road when a K-9 took the man down, police spokesman Master Sgt. Gary Knight said.

Leondrick Brown, 27, was arrested on a complaint of robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Brown was taken to a hospital to be treated for dog bite wounds before being taken to jail, police said.

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by Graham Lee Brewer
General Assignment/Breaking News Reporter
Graham Lee Brewer began his career as a journalist covering Oklahoma's vibrant music scene in 2006. After working as a public radio reporter for KGOU and then Oklahoma Watch, where he covered areas such as immigration and drug addiction, he went...
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