OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City man, who was simply trying to help a stranger, became the victim of a crime.
On Dec. 21, officers were called to the River Chase apartments, located in the 11200 block of N. Pennsylvania Ave., after a man said he had been robbed and stabbed.
As he stepped out of his car, Kristopher Wright stopped to help two men who were pretending to have car trouble.
The alleged suspects told him that their car wouldn’t start and they needed a jump.
“They seemed like normal guys,” said Wright.
The victim says he tried to help them start their car, but the jump didn’t take.
He then agreed to drive the men to an apartment on the other side of the complex.
That’s when one suspect allegedly pulled out a knife and demanded money.
The second suspect allegedly attacked him using a metal dumbbell.
“I was just thinking, seriously?” said Wright. “I’m helping you guys out.”
They allegedly took his wallet and cell phone.
Authorities say the alleged suspects tried to take his car, but couldn’t figure out how to start the push-button ignition.
“He was fumbling with the car and the other guy was saying, ‘Let’s go.’ And he looks at me and says, ‘How do you start it?'” said Wright. “It’s push button. Then he says, ‘I’ll let you keep your car.”
Police arrested 23-year-old Anthony McNack for the crime after his girlfriend turned him in to officers.
However, the other man wearing the beanie cap is still on the loose.
“I hope they catch him and keep anyone else from the situation I was in,” said Wright.
Wright says he had to get some stitches after being cut on the chest and hit in the head.
Fortunately, he will be just fine.
If you have any information on the crime, call CrimeStoppers at (405) 235-7300.