OKC man robbed in driveway of his own home after visiting ATM

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OKLAHOMA CITY -  An Oklahoma City man is robbed at gunpoint in the driveway of his own home.

The robbery took place in northwest Oklahoma City.

Police are now asking for the public's help catching the armed suspect.

Filling up his tank, then going inside a gas station at May and Hefner to get some money from the ATM, the victim in this case didn't realize he was being watched.

Yet an armed suspect followed the victim home down a nearby street and into the victim's own driveway.

"As I was getting out of the car I heard a click click of a gun and 'Give up the money,'" said the victim.

The quick thinking victim didn't want to be identified, but as soon as he stepped out of his car he outsmarted the criminal by handing over only the 18 dollars he had in his wallet and not the 340 dollars he had just withdrawn.

"I got lucky and hadn't put the large amount of money in my wallet. So when I gave them the cash, they took off and ran," said the victim.

Surveillance cameras inside the 7-11 captured a picture of both suspect and his vehicle.

"It's truly a cautionary tale," said Oklahoma City police MSgt. Gary Knight.

Police say criminals will often target people using ATM's and warn everyone you always have to be alert when handling cash.

"Anytime you're dealing with cash, you can make yourself an attractive target," said Knight.

"They were just outside waiting for a sucker like me," said the victim.

The victim just hopes the suspect is quickly brought to justice.

"To be in your own garage and own property with a family inside it's pretty scary. Anytime you have a gun, you never know what's going to happen," said the victim.

The victim cooperated and was not hurt in the crime.

Anyone with information on the suspect can contact Crime Stoppers at (405)235-7300.

You can remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward.

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