PONTOTOC CO., Okla., (KTEN)--The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Alexander Elias Clark, age 22, of Ada, Oklahoma, entered a guilty plea to one count of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of robbery.

The indictment, filed on August 9, 2023, charged Clark with one count of Assault with Intent to Commit Murder in Indian Country, one count of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country, one count of Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury in Indian Country, and one count of Robbery in Indian Country. 

According to investigators, on June 14, 2023, Clark attacked an individual at an Ada residence, stabbing the victim repeatedly before fleeing.  Clark later entered a nearby convenience store, threatened to kill the cashier, and stole a 30-pack of beer. 

The charges arose from an investigation by the Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police, the United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Ada Police Department, and the Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office.

Clark was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.