Man wearing ‘The Purge’ mask robs Akron store at gunpoint

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(Photo Credit: Akron Police Department)
(Photo Credit: Akron Police Department)

AKRON, Ohio — Police are investigating after a man wearing a Halloween mask robbed a Boost Mobile store Sunday afternoon.

According to Akron police, it happened shortly after 1 p.m. at Boost Mobile, 921 E. Market St.

A clerk says the suspect entered the store, armed with a handgun. He was wearing a mask, which police described is from the movie “The Purge.”

He demanded money and made off with cash from the cash register and a bank deposit bag.

The suspect is a male. He is described as being 5’10” tall and weighing roughly 170 pounds. He was wearing a charcoal gray jumpsuit.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron Police Department.

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