Akron Little Caesars restaurants robbed three times in past 48 hours

One of the restaurants was hit twice.

Akron Little Caesars restaurants robbed three times in past 48 hours
(Tullos, Julia)

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Police are investigating three Little Caesars restaurant robberies since Tuesday at 11 p.m.

The latest robbery happened around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at 1260 Copley Road.

An employee was confronted at gunpoint while taking out the trash.

The suspect ordered him back inside and demanded cash. He then fled in an unknown direction.

On Tuesday at 11 p.m., a suspect tried to enter the back door at the same Little Caesars.

When employees opened the door, the suspect ran towards them with a gun, but employees were able to close and lock door and the suspect fled.

Around 11:40 p.m. Tuesday, an armed suspect entered the restaurant at 2321 East Avenue and demanded cash. He fled on foot after getting the money.

Anyone with information is asked to call Akron police at 330-375-2490.

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