Ex-Oklahoma CB Parrish Cobb arrested for armed robbery
Former Oklahoma Sooners cornerback Parrish Cobb was arrested on Thursday for alleged armed robbery.
Cobb was suspended by the Oklahoma program in January after being arrested for armed robbery in Waco. His accused of committing a similar crime in Norman.
According to a release from Norman Police, Cobb and another man went into an apartment and robbed the victims of cash and drugs on Wednesday night. Cobb was not wearing anything to conceal his identity, so the victims were able to identify him to police. The accomplice allegedly was wearing a mask and gloves, so that person’s identity was concealed.
Video showed two men arriving at the apartment complex in a white Ford Mustang, exiting the vehicle in dark colored hoodies, and coming back five minutes later. Police were able to locate the car Thursday morning and found Cobb, who was taken in for investigation. They also found a BB gun in Cobb’s car. Cobb admitted to police to driving the car and robbing the men of cash, but not drugs.
Cobb has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and conspiracy to commit a felony.
Cobb, who is 19, originally committed to Baylor but then decided to attend Oklahoma instead after the Bears’ sexual assault scandal. He played in four games last season as a true freshman.
Bob Stoops had this to say about the arrest:
— George Stoia III (@GeorgeStoia) April 13, 2017