AKRON, Ohio – Akron police responded to a report of a robbery in the 500 block of Inman street Tuesday evening around 6 p.m.
Victims reported they were sitting in a car parked in the driveway of a vacant home, when a person got in the car and pulled out a gun.
According to police, the suspect fired a shot when the victims refused to give him anything.
The suspect grabbed the female’s purse and ran away, according to a press release.
Officers followed footprints in the snow to a home further down Inman Street.
Police say a 16-year-old answered the door. Officers say they recognized him from a previous robbery.
Police took him into custody.
Officers were given consent to search the home by the homeowner, according to Akron police.
Officers found a 14-year-old male in the home who faces charges including aggravated robbery.
Officers found a 9mm handgun in a dryer in the basement.