3 juveniles lined up, threatened with gun outside store; police search for suspect

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AKRON, Ohio — Police are asking for help finding a man suspected of being involved in an incident involving three juveniles outside of a convenience store last week.

It happened around 8 p.m. on Oct. 17. An unknown number of suspects — including the one pictured in the surveillance video above — followed three juvenile males out of Reem’s Market, 1825 13th St. S.W.

The suspects lined the three males up and indicated that they had a gun.

One of the juveniles tried to run when one of the suspects grabbed him, punched him in the face and stole his backpack.

Police said the suspects fled on bicycles.

The suspect in the video is described as a black male between 17 and 21 years of age, between 5’5″ and 5’7″ tall and weighing between 120 to 150 pounds. He was wearing a tan coat, blue jeans and work boots.

Anyone with information on the robbery or the suspect pictured in the video is asked to call 330-375-2490.

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