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Police looking for clerk in staged Altus motel robbery

ALTUS Okla_ The Jackson County district attorney said a robbery in Altus was all staged, and authorities are looking for one of the men involved.

Cameron Hicks, 19, is a former motel clerk. The supposed robbery happened shortly before 4:00 a.m. on Christmas Eve. Police went to the Motel 6 at 2515 East Broadway where Hicks told police someone had pointed a black handgun at him and demanded money.

Investigators suspected the reported crime may have been staged, and their suspicions were proven on December 28th. Hicks confessed that 21-year-old Gabriel Valdez had convinced Hicks to hand over money and then tell police he had been robbed. Valdez later confessed and said that Hicks was given items of value in exchange for money.

Valdez is now in the Jackson County Jail on charges of grand larceny and conspiracy.

Authorities are looking for Cameron Hicks on charges of grand larceny, conspiracy and filing a false police report.

 

 

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