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Police warning residents, businesses of alleged “fence cutter” still on the run

BETHANY, Okla. – A business in Bethany is claiming an alleged vandal is on the move, after a mystery man damaged its property then took off with no explanation.

It was all caught on surveillance video and Bethany police are warning residents in the area to keep an eye out for suspicious activity.

Johnny Daniels said, “He just walked over here and started cutting.”

Daniels said it was broad daylight when someone cut through this fence at Tulakes Aero, an aircraft maintenance and repair company in Bethany.

The motive is unknown and it is putting workers on edge.

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OKC police warn parents after possible attempted abduction of student

OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are warning parents about a man who may have tried to abduct a child.

On Wednesday, authorities say a student was walking home near the intersection of S.W. 51st St. and Western Ave. when she was approached by a man.

According to the police report, the girl saw a gold SUV drive past her, make a U-turn and then pull up beside her.

The girl says the man told her to “get in” and she told him, “no.”

She told police she saw an auto body shop and started walking toward it.

She claims the man told her, “I’m gonna find out where you live” before driving off.

However, she went inside the business and called her mom.

The girl says the man was driving a gold four door SUV with tinted windows and a paper tag.

Officers say they believe this is an isolated incident but say parents should talk to their children about safety when walking to and from school.

OKC Police searching for missing juvenile

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teen.

Anne Joesete Hill, 16, is a white female with brown hair and brown eyes.

According to police, Hill was last seen on Thursday, April 10, in the north Oklahoma City/Edmond area wearing a blue one-piece short set.

Authorities say she has a curvy lined tattoo on her right hip.

Investigators would like to locate her and check her welfare.

If anyone knows her whereabouts, please contact the Missing Person’s Unit at (405) 297-1129.

Alleged murder for hire plot leads to two more hazmat scares in metro

OKLAHOMA CITY – An alleged murder for hire plot keeps hazmat crews busy in the metro.

On Thursday investigators in hazmat suits cleared the home of dangerous chemicals.

NBC News confirmed with sources the man who lived in the home claimed to have the deadly toxin ricin.

The suspect, Preston Rhoads, was arrested for allegedly plotting a murder.

Thursday night’s raid resulted in two different hazmat scares around the metro on Friday.

“Police were notified of possible contamination of two police cars involved in that case,” said Oklahoma City police MSgt. Gary Knight.

At a gas station at Penn and Main, one black police squad car sat isolated from the rest after reports of possible chemical contamination in the car.

At the same time on the far southside of the metro, at a police officers home near Indian Hills Road and Sante Fe, another decontamination zone is set up.

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Businessman buys out part of Oklahoma City Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials say a Tulsa businessman now owns part of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

George Kaiser is a new partner  in ‘The Professional Basketball Club, LLC., which owns the  Thunder.

“We are honored to welcome George Kaiser as a member of the ownership group of the Oklahoma City Thunder,” CEO Clayton Bennett said. “George is a well-respected and important Oklahoma business leader, as well as one of the state and nation’s top philanthropists. His commitment to successful business and community leadership is in true alignment with that of the Thunder.”

Kaiser is the president, CEO and primary owner of GBK Corporation, a parent of Kaiser-Francis Oil Company.

Kaiser is purchasing the ownership interest of Tom Ward.

Heading downtown? Multiple road closures could disturb your commute

OKLAHOMA CITY – Changes are coming to the flow of traffic in downtown Oklahoma City.

Several roads will be closed off due to construction and other activities today. 

Hudson closed between Sheridan and Reno for the Festival of the Arts.

The intersection of Kerr and Robinson is closed to traffic.

Kerr closed to traffic between Robinson and Broadway.

Harvey reduced south of Park. Two way traffic maintained.

Main reduced from Shartel to Lee for the construction of the new police headquarters.

Couch closed to traffic between Robinson and Broadway.

Robinson closed between Kerr and Park and McGee and Kerr.

Lanes back open after car rolls near I-240 and I-40 bridge, injuries unknown

OKLAHOMA CITY – Streets are back open after a car rolled over near the I-40 bridge in southeast Oklahoma City.

Officials have not confirmed the extent of injuries, if any at this time.

Patrolmen said they are investigating what caused the silver car to roll down the hill near I-240 westbound and I-40 eastbound.