Tuesday, 31 January 2023 05:46

Akron Police Seek Armed Robber Featured

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Akron police are asking for tips to help them identify the robber who hit the Family Dollar Store in the 900 block of South Arlington Street Saturday night.

 They say he ran away, and jumped into a dark-colored vehicle, after pulling a gun and threatening the store manager, who had spotted him stuffing electronic products into his pockets.
The suspect is described as a white male, about 25 – 30 years old and around 5 feet, 11 inches tall, with a thin build. He had a beard and wore a red, white, and pink tie-dyed, hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip. Citizens may also provide anonymous information to any of
the following: The Summit County Crimestoppers, call 330-434-COPS, or Text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637.
In addition, you can download the Akron PD app and submit information by texting Tips411or by accessing the link on www.AkronCops.org.
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