Police Search for Pizza Shop Armed Robbery Suspect

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AKRON, Ohio — A man armed with two weapons robbed a Georgio’s Pizza Restaurant in Akron Friday.

The robbery occurred at the restaurant on 835 West Market Street shortly after 10 a.m.

Police say an employee was working in the kitchen when the suspect entered through the back door. The suspect then brandished two handguns and demanded the employee empty the cash register into a backpack. After dropping the bag near the back door, the suspect grabbed the bag and fled.

The suspect made off with approximately $100.

Akron police describe the suspect as a black male, about 5’9″ – 5’10” and 150 – 160 lbs. He was wearing all black and carried a black backpack.

Akron police asks anyone with information about the robbery to contact the department immediately.