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.