Man pleads guilty in robbery, assault

Man pleads guilty in robbery, assault

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - A man charged in a brutal beating and robbery last year in Comanche County has pleaded guilty in the crime.

Nicklas Ryan pleaded guilty Tuesday to robbery with a weapon in the first degree and aggravated assault and battery. He was initially scheduled to go to trial next week.

Ryan was arrested last year after allegedly handcuffing a man, beating him up and then stealing his clothes, cell phone and money near Lake Ellsworth.

He's been sentenced to 18 years in the Department of Corrections.

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