The 18-year-old Thomas and three others are accused of robbing a man at gunpoint in Thomas’ hometown of Broken Arrow, Okla. The victim told police that the four suspects “stole his marijuana, money, shoes and clothing and instructed him to leave because they were going to ‘bust a cap.’”
As the victim left the scene in his vehicle, one of the suspects “fired at least one round that entered the vehicle’s rear windshield and nicked the driver’s head rest,” narrowly missing the driver.
After identifying the four suspects, the victim told police that he had known them for “several years.”
“The victim identified four suspects, telling police he has known them for several years, and said Thomas was the suspect carrying the gun. The four – Thomas, 18-year-olds Eduard Smith and De’Carrio Taylor and a 17-year-old juvenile, all of Broken Arrow – were arrested Wednesday at various locations in the city.”
Upon apprehension, Thomas, who is being held on $125,000 bond, “denied to officers he brandished a firearm or fired a shot.”
Thomas, a Rivals three-star recruit, graduated from high school early and enrolled at Oklahoma State in January. He is rated as the 30th-best running back in the class of 2014 and the sixth-best prospect from Oklahoma, according to Rivals.
Thomas committed to the Cowboys in December 2012. The school has yet to comment on the arrest.
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