Canton police arrest suspect accused of multiple armed robberies

Canton police arrest suspect accused of multiple armed robberies
Christopher Johnson (Source: Canton police)

CANTON, OH (WOIO) - Police have arrested a suspect accused of five aggravated robberies.

According to Canton police, the robberies happened between Jan. 3 and Jan 5, 2019.

Christopher Johnson, 42, of Canton, is charged with robbing the Circle K on Fulton Road NW on Jan. 3, the Family Dollar on E. Tuscarawas on Jan. 4, the Family Dollar on Cleveland Avenue NW on Jan. 4, the Speedway on Navarre Road SW on Jan. 5 and the Speedway on Harrison Avenue SW on Jan. 5.

Canton police and members of the FBI Safe Streets Task Force took Johnson into custody on Jan. 9 in the 300 block of Henrietta Ave. NE.

Canton detectives continue to investigate and said additional criminal charges are possible.

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