Man accused of stealing cold medicine, candy from Akron drug store

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AKRON, Ohio– An Akron man is facing charges after police say he broke into a drug store early Saturday morning.

Chase Webb (Photo: Akron police)
Chase Webb (Photo: Akron police)

It happened at the CVS on Portage Trail Extension at about 1:30 a.m. Akron police said the suspect threw a chunk of concrete through the front doors. Once inside, he took three boxes of cold medicine and candy before fleeing.

Officers and a K-9 followed footprints in the snow and found the suspect on Waters Edge. They arrested 20-year-old Chase Webb, of Akron.

Webb was charged with breaking and entering, and taken to the Summit County Jail.

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