Armed man wearing wig, fake beard robs Canton bank


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CANTON, Ohio — Police are searching for a disguised man who robbed a Canton credit union at gunpoint Tuesday.

According to the Jackson Township Police Department, it happened Tuesday at Buckeye State Credit Union, 4100 Munson St. N.W. around 2 p.m.

Police said a white male entered the credit union and demanded money while brandishing a gun. He fled in a small, black compact car toward Whipple Road.

The suspect is described as being between 5’3″ and 5’6″ tall and heavy-set. He was wearing a long, dark wig, a fake beard and glasses.

Police said anyone with information is asked to call the Jackson Township Police Detective Bureau at 330-830-6264. Anonymous tips can also be directed to the tip line at 330-834-3967.

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