Suspect forces clerk to tie themselves up, holds customer at gunpoint during dispensary robbery – KOCO Oklahoma City

An armed robber tied up a manager and held a customer at gunpoint Thursday evening at an Oklahoma City dispensary.Seconds after walking through the door of Big Buds Cannabis Co., the suspect fired a shot at an employee and took thousands of dollars in cash and product.”He threw the duct tape to my assistant manager,” Big Buds general manager Zachary Seresimhe said. “He shot the ground immediately almost after to let him know that he wasn’t playing around and to make my assistant manager fearful for his life.”The duct tape was meant for the employee to tie up his legs during the armed robbery just after 8 p.m. Thursday. Along with the employee, a patient walked in while the robbery was in progress.”The guy hid behind the ATM as that patient was coming in, and then he grabbed her, held her at gunpoint, had her tape her legs together,” Seresimhe said.He then forced the patient to shove cannabis products into trash bags while he took the assistant manager to the back to get into the safe. Police said the clerk did exactly what they should have.”The clerk complied with his demands, which is what we encourage people to do

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