Akron police work to ID suspect after two stores robbed at gunpoint

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

AKRON, Ohio– The Akron Police Department is asking for information after two stores were robbed at gunpoint.

The first robbery happened at the Metro PCS on Copley Road at about 3:15 p.m. on July 9. Akron police said the suspect walked into the store and pointed a gun at the clerk. He quickly ran.

More than six hours later, the same suspect walked into Video Time on East Avenue, police said. He pointed his gun at an employee and demanded cash.

In both cases, the suspect covered his face and was wearing a glove on his left hand.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Hanlon at 330-375-2490. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, immediately call 911.


Google Map for coordinates 41.083930 by -81.556838.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.