CANTON, Ohio (WJW) – The Canton Police Department is searching for a suspect involved in two armed robberies this month.
The first armed robbery happened on Tuesday around 7:45 a.m., according to a press release from the Canton Police Department.
The release said officers were sent to the Bell Stores located on the 3800 block of Cleveland Avenue after a report of an armed robbery.
According to the release, store representatives said a man dressed in a black hoody, grey pants, white shoes and wearing a black face mask approached the clerk, showed a handgun and demanded money from the register.
After he got the cash, he left the store and fled on foot, the release said.
The second robbery happened on Wednesday around 5:33 a.m. at the Circle K on the 2500 block of Fulton Road, according to Canton police.
The release said the same person entered the gas station, showed a handgun, and robbed the clerk at gunpoint. After he got the cash, he left the store on foot.
According to police, this investigation is ongoing.
No further information was available.