AKRON, Ohio (WJW) – The Akron Police Department is investigating an attempted armed robbery that was thwarted by an armed clerk.
Police say a man walked into Broaster Chicken in the 1600 block of Portage Path around 7:15 p.m.
According to a press release, the man acted as if he was making a purchase, and as the clerk began pulling the merchandise he asked for, the suspect pulled out a gun.
That’s when the clerk drew his own gun.
The suspect ran away empty-handed.
The suspect was wearing all black and a skeleton face mask.
If you have information, call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at (330)375-2490, The Summit County Crimestoppers at (330)434-COPS or text your tips to TIPSCO at 274637.