Armed robbery suspect arrested in Durant

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BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. – A Durant man is behind bars today at the Bryan County Jail after allegedly robbing and beating a man in the face with a flashlight.

Durant Police arrested Jason Stewart on Monday. He is charged with armed robbery, assault, and battery and malicious injury to property.

Authorities say the victim, Dustin Stroud, was approached by a woman needing a ride on Sunday leaving the Choctaw Casino. He drove the women to an undisclosed location. When he stopped to let her out, two men approached his car, jumped into the front seat and beat him with a flash light. The suspects then stole his wallet and drove off.

Police are still looking for Dustin Davis, the other suspect in the case.

If you know of his whereabouts, you're asked to call the Durant Police Department at 580-924-3737.

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