Akron police arrest man accused of stealing ashes

Jermaine Bais, Courtesy: Akron Police Department

AKRON, Ohio – Akron police are investigating a report of an aggravated robbery.

According to police, Jermaine Bais assaulted his former sister-in-law, then took two urns.

The urns contained the ashes of her late husband and her mother-in-law.

Police say another man with Bais held the woman and her son at gunpoint.

Bais and two men ran from the scene. Bais has been arrested and was charged with aggravated robbery.

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