OKLAHOMA CITY –
Members of the Oklahoma City gangs unit arrested Izayah Jenkins, 19, in Norman over the weekend. He is accused of robbing businesses in Oklahoma City, Moore and Midwest City.
The crime spree started at a convenience store on the southside of the metro. The store owner Joe Youssef said Jenkins had his face covered and his hands were covered with white socks when he came in Jan. 21.
“He coming in, give me all the money you have,” said Youssef. “I say you are serious or are you kidding me? He said ‘No I’m serious.’ I say if you are serious get out of my store you will get nothing.”
After seeing the suspect’s mugshot, Youssef recognized Jenkins as a customer.
“He’s came like two or three times before,” said Youssef.
Jenkins did not get away with any money from this store, so he tried a few more times.
Police said in all, the 19-year-old hit up the convenience store, a cell phone store and two hotels.
In video from a hotel in Moore, it appears Jenkins is holding up the place with a